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specter

noun apparition, appearance, eidolon, form, illusion, presence, revenant, shadow, shape, spirit, sprite
See also: image, phantom, reflection, spirit, vision
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Kennedy (as an aide to the commission, Specter advanced the lone-gunman "single bullet" theory); and
15) For Derrida, Marx is a specter haunting the present-he cannot simply go, he must come back.
Specter, a moderate Republican who switched allegiances to the Democratic Party in 2009, had a 30-year career in the U.
The American embassy official in Damascus told the daily that Senator Specter held talks with Assad in Damascus last Thursday.
Specter was one of three Republican senators to vote for the president's stimulus package, and his record as a moderate Republican has made him a target for Democratic outreach.
Specter is likely to be no more loyal a Democrat than he was a Republican.
Recent polls said that Specter, 79, was losing to Toomey and would fare better as a Democrat.
and have found that the prospects for winning the Republican primary are bleak," Specter said.
Specter, the top Republican in the Senate Judiciary Committee, will have to be convinced.
Dobson, during an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, called Specter a "problem," not only for his comments on judicial nominees, but "because he has been the champion of stem cell--embryonic stem cell research" and claimed "he must be derailed.
We are honored and grateful to bestow Jeffrey's "Dare to Dream" award to Senator Arlen Specter and his wife Joan," says Vicki Modell.