General - A ghost: the spirit of one returned. From the dead. Such spirits can be human, parts of humans (such as head, hands, etc.), animals of various sorts, lights moving over graves, vehicles, etc. They are said to be unable to rest until they have returned to complete some unfinished task or to pass on important information or because they were murdered or accidentally killed by violence. They are reputed to do nearly all the things that mortals do, such as coughing, playing instruments, moving furniture, etc. Sometimes identified as revenant, ghost, ghost, phantom, shade, spectre, undead or undead.

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