Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Apparition"

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Q: What does Now I stared at this sudden apparition with my eyes fairly starting out of my head in astonishment. mean?
A: apparition -- the author is describing whatever just appeared as a ghostlike image -- this is used when someone arrives who was thought to be dead, or appears seemingly out of nowhere / in some impossible way

with my eyes fairly starting out of my head in astonishment == facial expression of surprise (see image)
Q: What does An apparition of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest; typically a nebulous image. mean?
A: 👻 ghost

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