Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Twenty-five dollars, and, by heavens, he dunned me for it just after we started.

I can stand to be dunned once in awhile, but I don't like to be frowned at.

Men are not dunned so rigorously when they have just fallen into their fortunes.

Bennoch has been dunned for his gas-bill at Blackheath (only a pound or two) and has paid it.

The profanity fell upon Nevins from both the duns and the dunned.

And Wyeth was one of these creatures who could not stand to be dunned.

He had never borrowed from a friend or been dunned by an importunate tradesman.

Some months after, he dunned his neighbor for his pay for a cheese.

He owes a lot here and there and has to be dunned frequently even for small amounts.

I'd rather have my reputation than riches, for my part, and before I make an end of this--who ever dunned me twice?