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Adjective: haunting  hon-ting
  1. Continually recurring to the mind
    "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"; "haunting memories";
    - persistent
     
  2. Having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect
    "from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"
Verb: haunt  hont
  1. Follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    "the ghost of her mother haunted her";
    - stalk
     
  2. Haunt like a ghost; pursue
    "Fear of illness haunts her";
    - obsess, ghost
     
  3. Be a regular visitor to a certain place
    "She haunts the ballet";
    - frequent

See also: moving, unforgettable

Type of: follow, preoccupy, pursue, travel to, visit

Encyclopedia: Haunting

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