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synonyms for hounded

  • annoy
  • bother
  • goad
  • harass
  • heckle
  • hector
  • persecute
  • pester
  • pursue
  • bait
  • bug
  • chivy
  • curdle
  • dog
  • drive
  • harry
  • hassle
  • hunt
  • impel
  • prod
  • provoke
  • rag
  • ride
  • scout
  • scratch
  • tail
  • be at
  • be on one's back
  • be on one's case
  • be on one's tail
  • beat the bushes
  • bird-dog
  • give chase
  • hunt down
  • leave no stone unturned
  • rag on
  • scratch around
  • search high heaven
  • take out after
  • track down
  • turn inside out
  • turn upside down
  • yap at
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antonyms for hounded

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  • aid
  • help
  • ignore
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • support
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • let go
  • repress
  • stop
  • leave alone
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How to use hounded in a sentence

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.”
I HAVE THE PANDEMIC TO THANK FOR THIS PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY OLD HOUND, TEDDYDIANA NYADDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ordered one day to keep the law; ordered the next day to break the law; hounded by owners and threatened by the government!
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Angel's wife felt almost as if she had been hounded up that hill like a scorned thing by those—to her—superfine clerics.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
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.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Hounded out er France, poor souls, just like my own great-great-great-granther's father!
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
Though passionately fond of his wife, yet there were times when McKenzie felt that he was being hounded ahead.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
He was used to being blackguarded by the enemies of his country, but now he was hounded in the house of his friends.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 6, MAY 7, 1870VARIOUS
For a moment the surprised creature stared at him with big frightened eyes, and then hounded gracefully into the woods.
RUNNING FOXELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
It is not just, my friend, to be hounded for acts you never perpetrated.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
Even Quesada there, with his feverish imaginings, is but a poor hounded thief.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
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WORDS RELATED TO HOUNDED

  • chased
  • dogged
  • followed
  • hounded
  • outlawed
  • searched for
  • stalked
  • tracked
  • trailed
  • wanted
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