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adjective as in frequented

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TikTok users created half-pint haunted houses, complete with micro-clowns and to-scale blood stains.

Everyone, no matter where they’re trapped in the world, is also trapped in their own head, and some people’s heads are a little more haunted than others.

From Vox

It won at its haunted house of Utah in the wee Eastern hours, forcing five turnovers so that a person in the East might have kept waking and wondering whether a fumble was a new fumble or a replay of a previous fumble.

Official guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention marked traditional celebrations such as trick-or-treating and haunted houses as high risk for potential coronavirus exposure.

External stimuli are useful but what if instead of a haunted house happening around you, you were immersed in it.

From Ozy

Despite his efforts to live in the present, he seemed haunted by the specter of his father.

He read technical journals about film and haunted the theaters and film production companies.

Even though the police and my family and friends believed me, that one voice of doubt is the one that haunted me most.

Were Israeli soldiers so haunted by what they saw and did in the last Gaza war that they took their own lives?

The Lotus and the Storm turns out to be a grand, haunted melodrama with elements of camp, delivered in fragmentary reveries.

Alessandro's face haunted him, and also the memory of Ramona's, as she lay tossing and moaning in the wretched Cahuilla hovel.

Mrs. Paula was one of those women that haunted the cheap shops and bargain-counters, and was always in debt.

Pa Babcock affirmed the tale and declared that this was why he had left off working on the haunted farm.

Once, when a boy, he had seen Henry Irving in Faust; he saw the devils on the haunted mountain; he heard their hideous cries.

I should be ashamed that pages, tear-stained and dream-haunted, should fall beneath the eyes of grave, sober-minded folk.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to haunted, such as: obsessed, preyed upon, and visited by.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.