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spectre

(US), specter
a ghost; phantom; apparition
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With Bruce's acting foundations rooted in comedy, it is his portrayal of the Dark Specter which shows his versatility.
"Specter of Torment" is a prequel to "Shovel Knight." In this campaign, players assume the role of Specter Knight, servant to the Enchantress.
While debate lingered over his work on the Warren Commission, Specter ran successfully for Philadelphia District Attorney in 1965 on the Republican ticket.
(21) Since Derrida tries to keep Marx alive and claim Marx's specter haunts us, Derrida is not simply using Marx as a critique against present-day anti-Marxists (although, he does use Marx to critique Fukuyama and liberal democracy), he also uses Marx to attack the "Marxists" associated with conventional Marxism i.e.
According to ASHARQ AL AWSAT, the Israelis see Assad's decision of Specter as a mediator as an intelligent one.
I thought that the writer was being sarcastic, but soon read his claims regarding Specter's abilities as a lawyer and as a prosecutor, as he cited Specter's chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee, his ethics and his work.
In many circles, the term denialism is still linked to rejection of the Holocaust, and any implication that parents' refusal of vaccination or the philosophy of choosing organic-only food is akin to dismissal of one of humanity's great atrocities surely will make some readers dismiss Specter's arguments.
Arlen Specter, the five-term senator from Pennsylvania and recently minted Democrat, is one of the great survivors of U.S.
In Specter's announcement, he noted "My change in party affiliation does not mean that I will be a party-line voter any more for the Democrats that I have been for the Republicans." He continued, "For example, my position on Employees Free Choice will not change."
In 2007, Specter was the only Republican to vote to cut off debate on the measure; without his support, the bill as proposed seems unlikely to pass in this Congress.
Specter had also faced a tough challenge from Pat Toomey, a conservative rival, in a forthcoming senate primary polls ahead of a 2010 election.
"I now find my political philosophy more in line with Democrats than Republicans," Specter said Tuesday, though he also acknowledged his partisan switcheroo came after polls showed him losing his 2010 GOP primary contest to conservative former Representative Pat Toomey.