hauntingly


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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 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.
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.
Performing poetic subversions of long-held notions about the subjects of death, loss, and the societal perception of femininity, Calenture is at once uncomfortable and hauntingly memorable.
The Knife Angel sculpture I found his amazing work hauntingly beautiful, and to think that something so evil could somehow evolve into a thing of peace, calm and quiet contemplation.
Experience a 9-piece band, made up of some of Northern Ireland's top musicians layer their own interpretation on this classic collection of hauntingly beautiful tracks.
ATEENAGER who died at home looked "hauntingly reminiscent of starving victims in the extermination camps of the Second World War", according to a judge who jailed his mother, grandmother and sister.
Whatever, this gripping piece is hauntingly atmospheric thanks to great performances.
Taiwanese netizens have been spooked by photos of a creepy Santa Claus mannequin seeming to ride the hauntingly empty Taoyuan Airport MRT solo, straight out a scene from the spine-chilling film "The Shining."
The hauntingly beautiful service, featuring renowned cantor Benzion Miller and the Schola Hebraeica chorus, was broadcast on NPR affiliates in 2004.
Check-in is alarmingly fast, the service is awfully good and the staff are said to be hauntingly accommodating.
In Radiohead's second new song this week ( the album will drop today), a hauntingly beautiful piano refrain loops through the entire song, with frontman providing a stream of lyrics about dreamers who never learn.
JOURNALIST Kate Winter's first foray into fiction-writing - The Happy Ever Afterlife Of Rosie Potter (RIP) (Sphere paperback)is a hauntingly good read that announces her arrival with a bang.