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Wraithlike

adjective
1.
Lacking in substance.  Synonym: shadowy.  "Dim shadowy forms" , "A wraithlike column of smoke"






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"Wraithlike" Quotes from Famous Books



... fair, So frail, so wraithlike to the sight, I feared to see it melt in air, As clouds dissolve ...
— Poems • John L. Stoddard

... laid a cool hand on his forehead, and he lay quiet and smiled contentedly. The room and the people became wraithlike. He saw them still, but he saw through them to a reality of soft meadows and summer skies, from which Mary leaned, resting her hand on his brow. Voices spoke, but muffled, as though by many veils. They ...
— The Claim Jumpers • Stewart Edward White



Words linked to "Wraithlike" :   insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal, shadowy



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