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adjective as in hunted

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Our usual homecoming ritual was for me to rattle in the door late at night from a series of flights, to find Teddy swimming an ecstatic sidestroke on the kitchen floor, howling his hound dog “Awooo, awooo.”

Instead of protecting us, the police hounded and harassed us.

She was hounded by the prying paparazzi, desperate to label her a partied-out starlet.

Hounded by the father of the surveillance state, J. Edgar Hoover, Chaplin gave up on America and retired to Switzerland.

She talks to Melissa Leon about being hounded—and the time a football team attacked her.

So she was hounded out of the running, with neocon darling John McCain at the head of the pack.

Ordered one day to keep the law; ordered the next day to break the law; hounded by owners and threatened by the government!

Angel's wife felt almost as if she had been hounded up that hill like a scorned thing by those—to her—superfine clerics.

He has hounded that poor man to his death in revenge for the trifling sum of money which he was called on to pay for him.

Hounded out er France, poor souls, just like my own great-great-great-granther's father!

Though passionately fond of his wife, yet there were times when McKenzie felt that he was being hounded ahead.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hounded, such as: chased, dogged, followed, outlawed, stalked, and tailed.

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