haunt verb

1 appear as a ghost in a place

ADV. reputedly, supposedly a Norman castle which is reputedly haunted

VERB + HAUNT come back to, return to He said he would come back to haunt her. (figurative) That decision came back to haunt him in later life.

2 be always in your mind

ADV. still the great fear that still haunts her

VERB + HAUNT continue to These visions continued to haunt her for many years.