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See definition of duns on Dictionary.com
  • as inworry
  • as inbill
  • as indemand
  • as inhassle
  • as inimportune

synonyms for duns

  • annoy
  • bother
  • depress
  • disturb
  • fret
  • irritate
  • perturb
  • plague
  • trouble
  • try
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • afflict
  • aggrieve
  • agonize
  • ail
  • attack
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • beset
  • brood
  • bug
  • chafe
  • despair
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • dun
  • goad
  • harass
  • harry
  • hassle
  • hector
  • importune
  • needle
  • oppress
  • persecute
  • pester
  • stew
  • tantalize
  • tear
  • tease
  • test
  • torment
  • torture
  • vex
  • wince
  • writhe
  • wrong
  • bite one's nails
  • concern oneself
  • feel uneasy
  • gnaw at
  • go for
  • have qualms
  • sweat out
  • take on

antonyms for duns

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  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • pacify
  • please
  • soothe
  • support
  • reassure
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    How to use duns in a sentence

    In discussing Duns Scotus, I have given less from his writings than has been my wont with other philosophers.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    If I selected lucid and simple extracts, they would give no idea of the intricacy and prolixity of Duns.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    On the other hand, I could not bring myself by lengthy or impossible quotations to vilify Duns.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    Duns pursued him to the office and he sometimes hid from them in a huge safe which the office contained.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    That evening Bruce vanished from Camford, with the regrets of few except his tailors and his duns.
    JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
    Both assert that men are debtors to God, and that miseries are "duns" used to make men pay their obligations to heaven.
    ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
    Tempt not the far Ægean breeze; With home-made wine and books that please,To duns and bores the door deny,At home, alone.
    THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
    The main thing was to avoid, put off, and distance his duns.
    ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
    "Ego autem redeo ad sententiam Avicembronis," is a formula in Duns Scotus's discussion of the principle of matter.
    A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
    The importunity—nay, the insolence—of duns shall assail him at every post and every hour.
    ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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