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  • n. Plural form of haunting.


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  • Water, of course, is a standard component in hauntings, and psychic trauma (there was a devastating race riot in Wilmington in 1898).

    October 2007

  • Had I a mind of a more metaphysical bent, I would have assumed this house to be haunted, but, like the monstrumologist, I rejected the notion of hauntings and other supernatural phenomenons.

    The Monstrumologist

  • “Very interesting,” thought Mrs. Bradley, “considering that the hauntings were a source of income.”

    When Last I Died

  • But whereas most so-called hauntings have been described to me as inimical, what I am conscious of is that I am admired, loved, desired.

    Tongues of Conscience

  • The so-called hauntings are usually just stories without any basis.


  • Which, come to think of it, probably goes down as one of those "hauntings" I was talking about last time around.

    November 2007

  • Plus, they really want to find logical explanations for "hauntings" and aren't oo-ing and ah-ing at every energy ball and creaking door.

    The Return of Donna LaCroix

  • To my knowledge, the only researcher to undertake a rigorous survey of the electromagnetic environment's impact on the experiencer is Albert Budden, who has come to accept that alien visitation and "hauntings" alike can be attributed to EM "hotspots" interacting with the human brain.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • I see your point about flight 401, but it is worth noting the real fame of that accident are the "hauntings" on other Eastern tristars fitted with salvage parts from the doomed plane.

    The Cranky Flier

  • As the intensity of the so-called "hauntings" escalate, Katie gets more and more terrified, while Micah becomes hostile and stand off-ish.

    Film Junk


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