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spectre noun

ADJ. terrible | old | constant

VERB + SPECTRE evoke, raise Wall Street's collapse raised spectres of the 1987 stock market crash. | banish

SPECTRE + VERB hang over sb/sth, haunt sb/sth, hover over sb/sth, loom (over sb/sth)

PREP. ~ of The terrible spectre of civil war hung over the country once again.