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A rotting branch protruded from the swamp like a ghostly arm.
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A rotting branch stuck out of it (protrude: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com), in a way that made the writer think it looked like a ghost's/spectre's/apparition's/wraith's (Answers.com - you do the typing this time ) arm.