What about Fate, who'd been hounding him for weeks?
It ought to be something of an annoyance to him if everybody keeps hounding him to do something he so obviously don't want to do.
She's been hounding me for an answer.
In dark winter mornings, or in short winter afternoons, I sometimes heard a pack of hounds threading all the woods with hounding cry and yelp, unable to resist the instinct of the chase, and the note of the hunting-horn at intervals, proving that man was in the rear.
But she was out the door, ignoring his hounding questions as he followed her.