What is basically difference between adding a apostrophe to a singular adjective ghost like ghost's and without it like ghosts

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    Ghost is a noun – Mr. Mister Aug 3 '17 at 20:28
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    This is the basic English possessive. ("the ghost's haunting appearance"), and basic English plural ("the ghosts haunted that house for many years") – Andrew Aug 3 '17 at 20:37
  • If you haven't learned what a noun is, or studied the simple possessive in English, your instructor is failing miserably! Please use the edit link to tell us, in your question, why you think ghost is an adjective. – P. E. Dant Aug 4 '17 at 5:38

Ghost's is possessive. Here is an example of it being used:

The ghost's body disappeared into the wall.

Ghosts, on the other hand, is the plural form of ghost. Here's an example:

I saw two ghosts yesterday.

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    And then there is the possessive plural: The two ghosts' bodies disappeared into the wall. – zipirovich Aug 4 '17 at 1:32

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