In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living.

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
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Leanna Renee Hieber
I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.
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Salman Rushdie
Now I know what a ghost is. Unfinished business, that's what.
Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses

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