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hounding

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • the actor eventually couldn't take the constant hounding by reporters and fans

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hounding

verb
present participle of hound

Synonyms & Antonyms of hounding (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Hounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hounding. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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