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Noun
Plural for a dog, especially of a breed with a good sense of smell
“According to legend, Conan Doyle was intrigued by the tale of a mythical black hound that stalked the moors at night.”
Noun
Plural for someone with a strong affinity for something
“However, I am a sports hound, so I do require an occasional football game on weekends so I can become glued to the television.”
Noun
Plural for an unkind, evil or unscrupulous person
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“You unscrupulous hound, you unspeakably vile and noxious beast!”
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Plural for a person who behaves in an offensive manner
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“The most despicable hound you know in the world is not half so despicable as yourself.”
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Plural for one who enquires
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Plural for a dog or horse bred for hunting
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To harass, bother or persecute, especially relentlessly
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“Some unscrupulous collectors hound their debtors, calling them constantly to pressure them into paying what they are owed.”
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To follow or pursue, typically in order to keep track of, or to apprehend, someone
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“They relentless hound the target, chasing, not letting up, until it is treed, exhausted, and has nowhere to go.”
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To force or pressure someone to do something
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“So why did you hound him into admitting he was meeting me today?”
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To preoccupy the mind of someone, typically in a troubling way
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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
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Chiacks or jeers
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