Wednesday, October 28, 2009

ghost word: a word form that has entered the language through the perpetuation of an error

Ghost Dance: a group dance of a late 19th century American Indian messianic cult believed to promote the return of the dead and the restoration of traditional ways of life

Phantasmagoria: 1)a constantly shifting exhibition of optical effects and illusions, some seen and others imagined 2)a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection, or assemblage

Phasmophobia: is phobia involving an abnormal and persistent fear of ghosts, spectres or phantasms

Somnambulism : an abnormal condition of sleep in which motor acts (as walking) are performed

Spectrophobia: a phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors and the dread of seeing one's own reflection

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