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adjective as in unforgettable

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Set in the hills of coal country, it’s the story of four siblings who cling to fading memories while wrestling with a haunting secret.

“All That She Carried” is organized around a rare and haunting object.

Above hang beautiful, glittering stars The haunting voices of ancestors remind Sayet, and all of us, of the connection between past and present.

In pages full of haunting illustrations, Seek You prompts readers to look inwards.

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Cerra has been left, even as Chauvin is sentenced, with a haunting question.

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This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.

Those images you took of people saying goodbye to the bodies of their loved ones are particularly haunting.

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.

There was a feeling of sweetness and a haunting beauty in both his personality and his music.

Amazed, forgetful of their discomfort, the girls listened while the throbbing, haunting melody wailed itself to a close.

I want you to be for ever free from the haunting fear that this Anthony Riggleton shall ever cross your path.

It has been haunting me ever since we heard him playing that day, and yet I can't think of the name of it.

He found her looking paler than her wont, and there was a cloud of sadness on her brow, a haunting sadness in her eyes.

It is a graceful book, essentially graceful, with its haunting agreeable melancholy, its pleasing savoury of antiquity.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to haunting, such as: eerie, memorable, nostalgic, spooky, nagging, and repeated.

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