Textual thesaurus for "ghost"

(noun) wraith, shade, specter, spectre, spook

a mental representation of some haunting experience

he looked like he had seen a ghost; it aroused specters from his past

(noun) touch, trace

a suggestion of some quality

there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone; he detected a ghost of a smile on her face

(noun) ghostwriter

a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

(verb) ghostwrite

write for someone else

How many books have you ghostwritten so far?

(verb) obsess, haunt

haunt like a ghost; pursue

Fear of illness haunts her