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OTHER WORDS FROM hauntinghaunt·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby haunting
Definition for haunting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of haunt
OTHER WORDS FROM haunthaunt·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for haunting
This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A study in American military control, a haunting sui generis novel, and a playful new short story collection.
I ask Vlad what his worst memory was about his time in Russia, and his answers are haunting.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a feeling of sweetness and a haunting beauty in both his personality and his music.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Television news can be a glorious medium, filled with striking human drama and haunting sorrow.We Interrupt This Broadcast: How a TV Producer Learned to Write Fiction|George Lerner|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She seemed to be troubled with some haunting suspicion that this was not an orthodox cat.
They take up their abode in a dwelling which has absolutely no traditions of haunting.Ghosts I Have Seen|Violet Tweedale
Her pallor, her most haunting stare, have already sown chaos in the heart of a certain important personage.Clair de Lune|Michael Strange
The Norumbia was off the Banks, and the second day of fog was cold as if icebergs were haunting the opaque pallor around her.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
It possessed a beauty that left me helpless—yet there was an indefinable sadness in it that might have suggested a haunting fear.Wings of the Wind|Credo Harris