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    Exclamation differences

    hello dear teachers,
    would you please tell me the differences between these words?
    1)soul.
    2)spirit.
    3)sprite.
    4)phantom.
    5)spook.
    6)ghost.

    thanks in advance,
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    Your soul is the eternal part of your being. Spirit is a vaguer term- it can mean soul, or the will and drive people have, ghost and, in Christianity, the Holy Spirit if one of the three aspects of God. A sprite is an elf or pixie-like mythical creature. Spook is a colloquial term for ghost, or a spy. Phantom is basically a ghost, but sometimes used for a specific ghost. -)

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