Antonyms for punned

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She punned on their words, she laughed at their threats, she held them up to ridicule.

This is a painful example of how unlucky it is to have a name that can be punned upon.

Georges punned on his name, and addressed him as "Monsieur Tue-Roi."

I had been in jail often, not for a cause, as I punned wretchedly, but be-cause.

The traffic of the carts will consolidate it, and in places where carts cannot traverse it should be punned.

No one speaks without the foreknowledge that he is to be caught up, punned up, or ridiculed, as the case may be.

Shenstone meant more than he expressed, when he thanked God that he could not be punned on.

He punned incessantly, but languidly, almost as if unable to think in any other way than in play upon words.

They laughed to forget, and punned, not so much to laugh, as to be distracted in the exercise.

"That's what I call toeing a man out of trouble," punned Dick, in the general relief that followed.