HAUNT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HAUNT
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haunt
 v.  be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  He was gone and the memory of his stricken face would haunt her till she died.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  It was during these days that Scarlett dreamed and dreamed again the nightmare which was to haunt her for years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
5  And equally fallacious seems the conceit, that because the so-called whale-bone whales no longer haunt many grounds in former years abounding with them, hence that species also is declining.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 105. Does the Whale's Magnitude Diminish?—Will He...
6  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
Get Context   In VII
7  Now and then Jurgis camped out with a gang of them in some woodland haunt, and foraged with them in the neighborhood at night.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  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
Get Context   In BOOK FOURTH
9  And now they trod those utmost fields where the renowned in war have their haunt apart.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
10  Around and above fowl many in sort, that haunt his banks and river-channel, solaced heaven with song and flew about the forest.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
11  There stood a sharp rock of flint with sides cut sheer away, rising over the cavern's ridge a vast height to see, fit haunt for foul birds to build on.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
12  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
13  I felt cold and dismayed: my worst fears then were probably true: he had in all probability left England and rushed in reckless desperation to some former haunt on the Continent.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  He seemed in communion with the genius of the haunt: with his eye he bade farewell to something.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Jason will once again haunt the cursed campgrounds of Crystal Lake, but this time, hockey-masked Jason is the real killer.
2  Hubby and I, now do our Christmas shopping on the square in Oxford and my favorite haunt is SB!
3  His heroic tug at a flag-decked mast will come back to haunt him in unexpected ways later in the story.
4  The area was a popular tourist haunt.
5  Though he pretended their encounter was fortuitous, he'd actually been hanging around her usual haunts for the past two weeks, hoping she'd turn up.
6  It seemed glorious sport to be feasting in that wild, free way in the virgin forest of an unexplored and uninhabited island, far from the haunts of men, and they said they never would return to civilization.
7  For the specter of world revolution still haunts world capitalism, and the Yankee bomb is its ultimate defense.
8  He haunted the British Museum when living in London.
9  The country is haunted by the spectre of civil war.
10  A wrongdoer is constantly haunted by the fear of discovery.
11  The pub is said to be haunted by the ghost of a former landlord.
12  She looked so haunted, I almost didn't recognize her.
13  You start--did you hear a noise? I daresay it is only a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom: it was a barn before I had it repaired and altered, and they are generally haunted by rats.
14  I cannot tell what sentiment haunted the quite solitary churchyard.
15  I remain haunted by a book called the Gammage Cup which I read decades ago.