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Meaning of "wraithlike" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRAITHLIKE

wraithlike  [ˈreɪθˌlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRAITHLIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wraithlike is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WRAITHLIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wraith

Wraith is a Scottish dialectal word for "ghost," "spirit", see Ghosts in European culture. Wraith or The Wraith may also refer to: Soul Stealer...

Definition of wraithlike in the English dictionary

The definition of wraithlike in the dictionary is like a ghost or apparition.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRAITHLIKE


childlike
ˈtʃaɪldˌlaɪk
cloth-like
ˈklɒθˌlaɪk
deathlike
ˈdeθˌlaɪk
earthlike
ˈɜːθˌlaɪk
heathlike
ˈhiːθˌlaɪk
homelike
ˈhəʊmˌlaɪk
human-like
ˈhjuːmənˌlaɪk
ladylike
ˈleɪdɪˌlaɪk
lathlike
ˈlɑːθˌlaɪk
lifelike
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk
lookalike
ˈlʊkəˌlaɪk
mothlike
ˈmɒθˌlaɪk
mouthlike
ˈmaʊθˌlaɪk
pithlike
ˈpɪθˌlaɪk
summer-like
ˈsʌməˌlaɪk
sunlike
ˈsʌnˌlaɪk
toothlike
ˈtuːθˌlaɪk
truthlike
ˈtruːθˌlaɪk
wandlike
ˈwɒndˌlaɪk
wreathlike
ˈriːθˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRAITHLIKE

wrack
wrackful
WRAF
wraith
Wran
wrang
Wrangel Island
Wrangell
Wrangell Mountains
wrangle
wrangler
wranglership
wranglesome
wrangling
WRANS
wrap
wrap party
wrap up
wrap-up
wraparound

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRAITHLIKE

branchlike
brushlike
bushlike
dishlike
dislike
doughlike
fishlike
leechlike
marshlike
nymphlike
ostrichlike
rushlike
sighlike
spinachlike
starchlike
suchlike
switchlike
sylphlike
torchlike
troughlike
witchlike

Synonyms and antonyms of wraithlike in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wraithlike» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRAITHLIKE

Find out the translation of wraithlike to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wraithlike from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wraithlike» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

wraithlike
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wraithlike
570 millions of speakers

English

wraithlike
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wraithlike
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

wraithlike
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

wraithlike
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fantasmagórica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wraithlike
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fantomatique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersemangat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geister
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wraithlike
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wraithlike
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wraithlike
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wraithlike
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wraithlike
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दृढ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wraithlike
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spettrale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

widmowej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

wraithlike
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wraithlike
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wraithlike
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wraithlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wraithlike
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wraithlike
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wraithlike

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAITHLIKE»

The term «wraithlike» is normally little used and occupies the 150.224 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAITHLIKE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wraithlike» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wraithlike» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wraithlike

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRAITHLIKE»

Discover the use of wraithlike in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wraithlike and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Wizard Lit Master to Roald Dahl: Roald Dahl: master ...
children look up the meanings of the words 'wispy', 'wraithlike' and 'shadowy'. Ask them to use each of them in a sentence showing their meanings. Next they can find synonyms for each of them in a thesaurus. Worm farm Set up a worm farm ...
Judy Dwyer, 2001
2
The Seer and the Scribe: Spear of Destiny
Chapter. 10: Wraithlike. Figures. Kitchens and Cloister of Disibodenberg Monastery 6th of November, Before Dawn ver and over Volmar retraced Hildegard's path, determined to make sense of her every movement before her footsteps ...
G. M. Dyrek, 2011
3
The Heretic: Templar Chronicles #1 (urban fantasy. ...
Their wraithlike forms could cause just as much, if not more, harm than the rotting body of a revenant, and had the added advantage of being impervious to almost all ordinary weaponry. They were creatures of spirit and will, manifestations of ...
Joseph Nassise, 2014
4
What Happens in Vegas...After Dark (Mills & Boon Spice): Hot ...
Las Vegas. . . it's the town that lives up to the promise of its nickname, Sin City.
Jodi Lynn Copeland, Lauren Dane, Kit Tunstall, 2010
5
What Happens in Vegas...After Dark: Hot for Revenge\The ...
Las Vegas…it's the town that lives up to the promise of its nickname, Sin City.
Jodi Lynn Copeland, Anya Bast, Lauren Dane, 2009
6
Lives Through the Years: Styles of Life and Successful Aging
In this instance, his wraithlike wife complemented the wraithlike marriage. This respondent also furnishes us with another instance in which the development of a very clear-cut style became a protective coating against the outbreak of obvious  ...
Richard Hays Williams, Claudine G. Wirths, 1965
7
Spirit of the Revolution
He could see the misty, wraithlike pieces strewn haphazardly across the floor. In that single moment, Nils struggled even harder to gain his freedom. Tristan released him then, backed away from the wall and awaited the major's vengeful attack ...
Debbie Peterson, 2013
8
Haunted Dock
“Do you know that the ghost took over your body?” Jack asked, frightened. “Yeah, ” I said, weakly. “Oh my god,” Angela grimaced, “he was so frightening, so gruesome, and so cryptic.” “And the horror of watching it as it formed its wraithlike form ...
Vicky L. Ring, 2009
9
Dangerous Illusion (Mills & Boon Vintage Intrigue)
Melissa James. waking and sleeping: dreams of slipping that wraithlike sheath from her pearlescent skin, and burning alive with her in the inferno their loving would create. No, theache had grown unbearable, and he accepted the simple fact.
Melissa James, 2014
10
Nothingness and Emptiness: A Buddhist Engagement with the ...
There is, however, no question of filling the abyss, not because it is unbounded, for we could imagine a boundless plenum, but because that which would fill it is ineluctably spectral, wraithlike. Whatever densities, whatever solidities, there may  ...
Steven W. Laycock, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRAITHLIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wraithlike is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Silence: The Whispered World 2 has a new cinematic trailer
... fantasy cues: shards scattered, a silence breaking, a magic mirror doing something magicky, a boy chased through some creepy woods by a wraithlike entity. «PC Gamer, Jun 15»
2
Perception is happening, new Silent Night mode announced
In both videos, the protagonist stumbles upon a graveyard and some aggressive wraithlike foes. The primary difference is that her comments are limited to ... «PC Gamer, Jun 15»
3
Muse - Download Festival, Donnington Park
Casuals and diehards wear hoodies adorned with anguished skulls, wraithlike figures and fiery orbs brandished by hellish messengers. A posse of ... «NME.com, Jun 15»
4
This Samsung Headphones Ad Is Such Utter Arty Nonsense, It's …
You know you're in for a wild ride right from the start, when some skinny dude, chillin' on the rug in front of a cozy fireplace, engages the product and a wraithlike ... «Adweek, Jan 15»
5
Kim Fowley, Legendary Record Producer, Dead at 75
Tall, gaunt and wraithlike, with piercing blue eyes, Fowley was a widely recognized figure on the Los Angeles rock scene for decades. His penchant for ... «Billboard, Jan 15»
6
Mel Patton dies at 89; Olympic gold medalist runner
"Lean, almost wraithlike, he glided rather than sprinted," the Times' Mal Florence wrote in 1983. "He didn't pound a track, just caressed it." For his part, Patton ... «Los Angeles Times, May 14»
7
Letter from the Archive: Chang-rae Lee
... down to me in a wraithlike voice (“I cannot live with You— It would be Life—and Life is over there—Behind the Shelf”), my trousers clingy with fear and arousal. «New Yorker, Apr 14»
8
Welcome. Why Lord of The Rings Fans Should be Excited For …
It's this idea that gave birth to the Wraithlike Talion, resurrected with Nazgul-esque powers inherently evil and unnatural in origin, yet willing to use them in his ... «Ve3d.com, Feb 14»
9
'Hell-raiser' Peter O'Toole dead at 81
Always thin, he had grown wraithlike in later years, his famously handsome face eroded by years of outrageous drinking. But nothing diminished his flamboyant ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Dec 13»
10
New Ad Shows the Most Ridiculously Complex and Cool Way to …
... ad agency 101 shows chocolate, cream and whiskey flowing and swirling, coalescing into an iPhone 5S—wait, sorry, no, coalescing into a wraithlike woman. «Adweek, Oct 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wraithlike [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wraithlike>. Oct 2021 ».
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