a dog used for hunting, especially a foxhound
a mean or despicable person
to chase someone or refuse to leave them alone, especially because you want to get something from them
to drive or affect by persistent harassing
Mam hounds me to get up early.
He was hounded to the cliff.
I hounded a criminal to San Francisco.
despicable/dɪˈspɪk.ə.bl ̩/ de+spect
very unpleasant or bad, causing strong feelings of dislike
very unpleasant or evil
extremely bad, immoral, or cruel
deserving to be despised : so worthless or obnoxious as to rouse moral indignation
From beginning to end his conduct had been despicable and wicked.
I gritted my teeth as I thought what a despicable thing it would be.
abort [ə'bɔ:t] ab+born
to end a pregnancy early in order to prevent a baby from developing and being born alive
to end or cause something to end before it has been completed, especially because it is likely to fail
Helen aborted when she was three months pregnant.
We aborted our vacation when the car broke down.
The virus can cause pregnant animals to abort.
crane scream claim
scream s加强语气，可去掉 l r m n 互换 a e i o u 互换 两个元音碰一块缩掉一个