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hounded

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • after the scandal came to light, the politician was hounded by reporters night and day

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2 to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • kept hounding his mother to let him drive her car until she gave in

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“Hounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hounded. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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