shadow, spirit, soul, revenant, wraith, eidolon, phantasma, materialization; ghost, phantom, (in Irish Folklore) banshee, Inf. spook; demon, devil, evil spirit, nightmare, incubus, succubus.
2. chimera, figment, figment of the imagination, phantom of the mind, illusion, delusion; fancy, idle fancy, fantasy, crotchet, bubble, vapor, dream, daydream, Sl. trip; mirage, illusion, hallucination, Fata Morgana, trick of the eyesight, optical illusion.
3. visualization, conceptualization, mental image, mental picture.
phantasmagoric, adj. illusory, delusory, unreal, phantasmal, chimerical, imaginary, visionary; spectral, apparitional, ghostly; dreamy, dreamlike; nightmarish; hallucinatory, phantasmagorical; surreal, surrealistic, Kafkaesque; psychedelic, kaleidoscopic.
phantasmal, adj. unreal, illusory, delusory, imaginary, imagined, phantasmagoric, phantasmagorical; chimerical, fanciful, fancy-bred, fancied, figmental, figmentary; aerial, unsubstantial, incorporeal, airy, vaporous, ethereal, cloud-built, air-built; spiritual, apparitional, spectral, specterlike, ghostly, ghostlike, phantomlike, wraithlike, shadowy.
phantom, n. 1. incubus, succubus, evil spirit, nightmare, bad dream, Sl. bad trip; chimera, figment, figment of the imagination, trick of the imagination, phantom of the mind, illusion, delusion. See - phantasm (def. 2).
2. apparition, specter, shade, shadow, spirit. See - phantasm (def. 1). -adj. 3. unreal, illusory; phantasmal. See - phantasmal. Pharisaic, adj. sanctimonious, self-righteous, holier-than-thou, simon-pure, Inf goody-goody; pietistic, pious, over-pious; hypocritical, Tartuffian, canting; mealy-mouthed, unctuous, oily.
Pharisaism, n. hypocrisy, insincerity, falseness, Tar-tuffery, Pecksniffery; formalism, mere show, solemn mockery; sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, self-righteousness, religiosity, false piety, over-piety, pietism, piousness; cant, mummery, mouthing, lip service, mouth honor, Archaic, snuffling; mealy-mouthedness, unctuousness, oiliness.
pharisee, n. hypocrite, humbug, Inf. phony, whited sepulcher, Tartuffe, Pecksniff; pietist, pious fraud, “a saint abroad and a devil at home” (Bunyan); canter, mummer, dissembler, dissimulator, lip server, lip worshipper.
pharmacist, n. druggist, Brit, chemist, apothecary, pharmaceutist, posologist; pharmacologist, Pharm. pharmacopoeist.
pharmacy, n. 1. pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacognosy, posology, dos-ology, materia medica.
2. drugstore, apothecary, Brit, chemist, Brit. Trademark. Boots; dispensary, dispensatory; pharmacopoeia.
phase, n. 1. form, shape, figure, configuration; aspect, phasis, look, appearance, feature; posture, pose, stance, bearing, mien, demeanor; circumstance, status, situation, position, place.
2. facet, side, angle, Inf. slant, Inf. twist; view, viewpoint, point of view.
3. stage, period, point, point in time, juncture; time, moment, minute, hour, day, season; advent, occasion; occurrence, event, incident.
-v. 4. order, put or set in order, arrange, organize; schedule, plan, set up, work out.
5. synchronize, Inf. sync, Inf. put in sync, put in phase, coordinate, harmonize; adjust, set, regulate.