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continually recurring to the mind

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having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect

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Set in a hauntingly beautiful landscape, which Sokurov's camera transforms into stunning cinematic canvases, the pair recalls happier times as the son nurses his ailing mother in her final hours.
The producers wanted an actor who would look hauntingly beautiful in the role of Edward Cullen.
Completing the Mostly Mozart date is V, Morris' heroic reflection on 9/11, set hauntingly, if improbably, to Schumann's Piano Quintet.
Bride's) and Fiona Ross (type-designer and part-time lecturer at Reading) -who explain how their respective institutions managed to accumulate such outstanding holdings of non-Latin types--as well as some illustrations that seem both exotic and hauntingly beautiful.
Hersh took the audience on a journey through free-flowing storytelling songs and hauntingly cathartic numbers, all of which engrossed the crowd with their musical dexterity.
Hauntingly beautiful musical themes stream through our ears telling this lush Lakota legend.
Hauntingly illustrated in glorious full color, Tyger
Nelson's luminous illustrations hauntingly capture the fear of the runaway slave and the power of her calling.
At 66, her voice has retained the supple-yet-brittle emotive quality and controlled rasp that made even the simplest tear-in-my-beer country jaunt hauntingly beautiful.
MALIBU -- Pepperdine's players stood at the edge of the dugout watching in apparent disbelief as Missouri's players dogpiled on pitcher Travis Wendte for a hauntingly familiar ending to the Waves season.
This melody in Latin is hauntingly beautiful, perfectly wedded to the words.
Her verse is as hauntingly memorable as it is deftly structured.
In images such as Two Miners, Datong, Shanxi Province, 1996, or Xinjiang Girl Working in a Textile Factory, Hetian, Xinjiang Province, 1996, labor is sordidly, hauntingly personified, while in Two Rich Men on New Year's Eve, Beijing, 1999, and A Chinese Girl with a Foreign Friend, Beijing, 1996, its effects are likewise sharply drawn.
Moon Flute" is rather mystical, with a repeated right-hand motive accompanied by blocked harmonies that move hauntingly by half steps.
A living desert of hauntingly beautiful sunsets, majestic Saguaro cacti and rugged red rock gorges meets fashionable southwestern elegance in the year-round sunshine oasis of Scottsdale.