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haunt·ing

 (hôn′tĭng, hŏn′-)
adj.
Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable: a haunting melody.

haunt′ing·ly adv.
Translations

hauntingly

[ˈhɔːntɪŋlɪ] ADV a hauntingly lovely sceneuna escena de una belleza inolvidable

hauntingly

[ˈhɔːntɪŋli] adv
hauntingly beautiful → d'une beauté envoûtante

hauntingly

advergreifend; melodious, tunefuleindringlich
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The quaint analogy quite hauntingly remained with him, when he didn't indeed rather improve it by a still intenser form: that of his opening a door behind which he would have made sure of finding nothing, a door into a room shuttered and void, and yet so coming, with a great suppressed start, on some quite erect confronting presence, something planted in the middle of the place and facing him through the dusk.
The elder one, Morgan, was a huge man, bronzed and moustached, with a deep bass voice and an almost guttural speech, and the other, Raff, was slight and effeminate, with nervous hands and watery, washed-out gray eyes, who spoke with a faint indefinable accent that was hauntingly reminiscent of the Cockney, and that was yet not Cockney of any brand she had ever encountered.
Hauntingly played by Bernard Hill, he ended up smashing a shop window, headbutting a copper and trying to drown himself (unsuccessfully) in a too shallow duck pond.
Support on the night is from the hauntingly original folk harmony ensemble The Unthanks and Waterford songstress Katie Kim.
It's a genuinely brilliant piece of work, combining the hauntingly beautiful scenery of The Piano with the bounty hunter buddiness of Midnight Run.
Packed with loads of evocative photographs, you'll be introduced to a spectacular variety of motifs and materials of the seashore - all combining to create a hauntingly magical atmosphere.
Is there anything more hauntingly beautiful than Johnny Mathis' When a Child is Born?
Grammatical digressions aside, Make It Wit Chu is in fact a hauntingly melodic and enticing song.
As long as you're a hauntingly beautiful, millionaire film star.
Playful elements surface occasionally, but the hauntingly beautiful ``Sayuri's Theme'' and ominous ``The Fire Scene and the Coming of War'' reflect the dominant melancholy mood.
The first part, "Air," began hauntingly, with eight women scattered around the stage, whispering urgently to themselves.
Fans have waited five years for uber-song scribe Stephin Merritt and his band to release their latest CD, i--a skeletal, acoustic effort that is sure to unfold gorgeously, it" hauntingly, onstage.