01. People in the village believe that the [ghost] of the murdered man still walks the streets at night, looking for his killer.
02. My daughter wore a white sheet over her head as a [ghost] costume for Halloween.
03. The moon shone a [ghostly] light on the old house.
04. The child woke up crying after dreaming that [ghosts] were chasing him.
05. After my grandmother died, I saw her [ghost] sitting in her favorite chair one evening.
06. The young girl's face turned a [ghostly] white when she heard the bear in the woods behind her.
07. Some people believe that [ghosts] are the spirits of people who still have some work to finish on this earth before they can rest.
08. Gail Godwin once said that actors between plays are like [ghosts] looking for bodies to inhabit.
09. Bill Cosby once said that the past is a [ghost], the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
10. La Rochefoucauld once said that true love is like [ghosts], which everybody talks about, and few have seen.
11. According to a poll, 11 percent of the U.S. population believes in [ghosts].
12. There is a Chinese proverb which states that no one is more afraid of [ghosts] than those who don't believe in them.
13. In Chinese culture, it is believed that people become [ghosts] if all their descendants die out, if they die without children, or if they die without a proper funeral.
14. After my mother broke her neck in a car accident, she saw the [ghost] of her father at the foot of her hospital bed, beckoning to her to follow him.

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