HAUNT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of haunt
Definition:
v. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb
v. visit often; appear to in the form of ghost or other supernatural being; come to the mind of continually
Example:
Jason will once again haunt the cursed campgrounds of Crystal Lake, but this time, hockey-masked Jason is the real killer.
His heroic tug at a flag-decked mast will come back to haunt him in unexpected ways later in the story.
Sentence in Classic:
He seated himself once more and nodded: the dream continued to haunt him, for he still had the shoes on his feet.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
For my own part, my occupation in my solitary pilgrimages was to recall every yard of the old road as I went along it, and to haunt the old spots, of which I never tired.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She understood that Rosedale was ready to lend her money; and the longing to take advantage of his offer began to haunt her insidiously.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I look on the hands which executed the deed; I think on the heart in which the imagination of it was conceived and long for the moment when these hands will meet my eyes, when that imagination will haunt my thoughts no more.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
No ghost rose from that shallow grave to haunt her in the long nights when she lay awake, too tired to sleep.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Be the hawks where they will, methinks the walls of the Preceptory of Templestowe will be cover sufficient, and thither will I, like heron to her haunt.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
His sliding motion, his attitudes, his mysterious and rapid gestures, caused him to resemble those twilight larvae which haunt ruins, and which ancient Norman legends call the Alleurs.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
As Christmas approached, the usual mysteries began to haunt the house, and Jo frequently convulsed the family by proposing utterly impossible or magnificently absurd ceremonies, in honor of this unusually merry Christmas.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She felt all the perverseness of the mischance that should bring him where no one else was brought, and, to prevent its ever happening again, took care to inform him at first that it was a favourite haunt of hers.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
In murky fires I will follow far away, and when chill death hath severed body from soul, my ghost will haunt thee in every region.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
It was when the face and figure of a great tragedian began to haunt her imagination and stir her senses.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context