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haunting

adjective

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haunting

verb
present participle of haunt

Synonyms & Antonyms of haunting (Entry 2 of 2)

to go to or spend time in often
  • much of her time is spent haunting antique shops in search of unique knobs for the curio cabinets she builds

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“Haunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/haunting. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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