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1. An apparition of someone that is believed to appear as a portent just before that person's death.
2. The ghost of a dead person.
3. Something faint or insubstantial: "The wraith of a hollow laugh issued silently from his parted lips" (F. Scott Fitzgerald).
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1. (Alternative Belief Systems) the apparition of a person living or thought to be alive, supposed to appear around the time of his death
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a ghost or any apparition
3. an insubstantial copy of something
4. something pale, thin, and lacking in substance, such as a column of smoke
[C16: Scottish, of unknown origin]
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1. an apparition of a living person supposed to portend his or her death.
2. a visible spirit.
[1505–15; originally Scots]
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|Noun||1.||wraith - a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"|
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noun ghost, spirit, shade (literary), phantom, spectre, spook (informal), apparition, revenant, eidolon She believed herself to have been visited by wraiths from the afterlife.
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wraith[reɪθ] N → fantasma m
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wraith[reɪθ] n → spettro
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