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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wraith /ˈreθ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wraith n.
 1. An apparition of a person in his exact likeness, seen before death, or a little after; hence, an apparition; a specter; a vision; an unreal image.  [Scot.]
    She was uncertain if it were the gypsy or her wraith.   --Sir W. Scott.
    O, hollow wraith of dying fame.   --Tennyson.
 2. Sometimes, improperly, a spirit thought to preside over the waters; -- called also water wraith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he
          looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters
          from his past" [syn: ghost, shade, spook, specter,