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hound someone

1. To hunt, chase, or pursue someone relentlessly. Police hounded the suspect for days, pursuing him as far as the border to Mexico, where he was finally arrested.
2. To badger, hector, or pester someone, especially persistently or relentlessly. I wish my boss would stop hounding me about that report. The press hounded the president about the country's involvement in the foreign war.
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We'll do so knowing that the same bigotry I faced in that hospital emergency room and in that funeral home years ago hounds us today, whether through separate-and-unequal employee benefits available to us as "domestic partners," the anti-gay paperwork we had to sign when buying our home or the legal hurdles we must clear to ensure that, upon death, either of us will inherit the other's property.