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 (hônt, hŏnt)
v. haunt·ed, haunt·ing, haunts
1. To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.
2. To visit often; frequent: haunted the movie theaters.
3. To come to the mind of continually; obsess: a riddle that haunted me all morning.
4. To be continually present in; pervade: the melancholy that haunts the composer's music.
To recur or visit often, especially as a ghost.
1. A place much frequented.
2. also hant or ha'nt (hănt) or haint (hānt) Chiefly Southern US A ghost or other supernatural being.

[Middle English haunten, to frequent, from Old French hanter; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.]

haunt′er n.
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At different periods in his life, he would call this haunter of his dreams by different names; "but in the end," he declares in a note on the subject, "I had to do a PERSIAN the honour of identifying him with this creature of my fancy.
Just as the roar of multitudes "haunts" her "like a passion," Landon identifies an urban, lyric mode of haunted (or street haunter's) consciousness at once private, even secretive, and collective, built of shared literary forms and shared spaces.
Auyoung uses the sociological term "para-social relationship" to describe the one-sidedness of the situation between the speaker and the object of mourning in "Your Last Drive" and "The Haunter." The feelings created in readers as they attempt to come to terms with losing fictional characters is a fascinating area for study.
Banquo is a former friend and then ghostly haunter of whom?
An Irish woman falls in love after moving to New York, but her old life returns to haunter her.
From duplicitous if not downright diabolical humans to demons of the fjords and deep seas and cryptids of the forest, Bjorn presents a lively cross-section of the haunter and the haunted found in Alaska's Inside Passage.
Old Nick's Pub continues its regular dark/experimental/strange music series on Monday with a performance from New Jersey-based Haunter and local noise-drone artist Don Haugen.
(As Callan Davies has shown, the closely related term "haunter" was used similarly, though invariably with "implications of moral judgement.") (5) As each of these activities indicates, "frequenter" referred to a person who consistently joined with non-kin others in a collective activity: whether commercial sex, a sermon, or a sacrament.
Not only is the text filled with sexual puns, but Johnny Carcosa displays a "cockring from Innsmouth," and a diegetic rock band called the Ulthar Cats sings, "I want my thing on your doorstep, my haunter in your dark" (Neonomicon ch.1).
In addition to "Short Term 12," several films landed distribution, including most significantly, VOD hit "Drinking Buddies" (Magnolia Pictures), as well as "Cheap Thrills," "A Band Called Death" (both Drafthouse), "Bad Milo!" (Magnet Releasing), "Haunter" (IFC Midnight), "The Punk Singer" (IFC Films), "Good 01' Freda," "I Give It a Year" (both Magnolia) and "12 O'Clock Boys" (Oscilloscope).
The unity of the entire cycle is given by five essential elements (Joshi 1982: 32), these being: 1) the mythical and imaginary New England area mentioned above; 2) the common cosmic element; 3) the existence of some pseudomythological deities and beings (Azathoth, Yog-Sothoth, the shoggoths, the Great Old Ones); 4) the usage of forbidden books containing information on these deities (Necronomicon [in The Nameless City, The Hound, The Dunwich Horror]; Book of Eibon / Liber Ivonis [in The Dreams in the Witch House, The Thing on the Doorstep, The Haunter of the Dark], Nameless Cults by Friedrich von Juntz--introduced by Robert E.
(15) Moreover, neighborhoods outside the borders of the East End were also home to vital Jewish communities, including Soho, near the encounter of Woolf's street haunter with her "wild Jew," as well as Hendon, Golders Green, Hampstead, St Johns Wood, and the West End, West Kensington, Hackney, and Dalston.