Ghostly and Sinister


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Ghostly adjective – Resembling or characteristic of a phantom.
Sinister and ghostly are semantically related. in frightening topic. In some cases you can use "Sinister" instead an adjective "Ghostly".
Nearby Words: ghost, ghosted
Synonyms for Ghostly


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Sinister adjective – Being or showing a sign of evil or calamity to come.
Ghostly and sinister are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Ghostly" instead an adjective "Sinister".
Synonyms for Sinister

Things that words describes

presence ghostly presence sinister presence
appearance ghostly appearance sinister appearance
form ghostly form sinister form
figure ghostly figure sinister figure
Other nouns: voice, villain, goal, figures, version, silhouette, voices, powers.

Both words in one sentence

  • Silly Spook The Trope Namers are the ghostly stars of The Haunted Mansion ride at Disney Theme Parks, who are clearly more interested in partying than anything frightening or sinister.
    Source: Silly Spook
  • Video Game / Metro 2033 Sinister Subway: Where Everything Is Trying to Kill You too, even the ghostly remnants of the subway itself.
  • Western Animation / The Venture Bros. Ghostly Glide: The sinister cadre known as The Investors are shown not only gliding smoothly from place to place, but also have the habit of entering or leaving a room by levitating out of/ in to the floor.
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