harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)
annoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
stimulate, harry, kick up, beset, provoke, hassle, set upon, chevy, chivy, kindle, arouse, enkindle, evoke, call forth, molest, elicit, incrust, encrust, chivvy, ravage, chevvy, plague, blight, fire, raise
exhaust by attacking repeatedly
"harass the enemy"
To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.
To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest.
To put excessive burdens upon; to subject to anxieties.
Nazis and their sympathizers harassed Jews and Gypsies in the early 1940s.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To tire is to reduce strength in any degree by exertion; one may be tired just enough to make rest pleasant, or even unconsciously tired, becoming aware of the fact only when he ceases the exertion; or, on the other hand, he may be, according to the common phrase, "too tired to stir;" but for this extreme condition the stronger words are commonly used. One who is fatigued suffers from a conscious and painful lack of strength as the result of some overtaxing; an invalid may be fatigued with very slight exertion; when one is wearied, the painful lack of strength is the result of long-continued demand or strain; one is exhausted when the strain has been so severe and continuous as utterly to consume the strength, so that further exertion is for the time impossible. One is fagged by drudgery; he is jaded by incessant repetition of the same act until it becomes increasingly difficult or well-nigh impossible; as, a horse is jaded by a long and unbroken journey.
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How to use harass in a sentence?
I didnt grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. Thats my thing I licked Carrie Fisher at a roast. Its me being funny. Im not trying to sexually harass people.
Police officers will stop you and then get you arrested. Extort money from you and begin to call you names, that is not what the law talks about. They tend to harass.
They had 3,000 to 4000 people that were focused on our personnel, trying to recruit them or harass us, they would break into your house and do things to show they had control of your existence. In my days, if they knew you didn't like spiders, you would find a tarantula wandering around your room.
CLEAT has no sympathy for those who seek to harass and interfere with police officers while they’re doing their jobs.
We hope that the state is done going along with obvious efforts to harass Jack, he shouldnt be driven out of business just because some people disagree with his religious beliefs and his desire to live consistently with them.
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- জ্বালাতন করাBengali
- molestar, fastiguejar, vexarCatalan, Valencian
- verfolgen, belästigenGerman
- uuvuttaa, kiusata, hätyyttää, vainota, väsyttääFinnish
- sàraichScottish Gaelic
- assillare, molestare, incalzare, vessare, tartassare, tormentare, stancare, infastidire, indebolireItalian
- prześladować, dręczyć, nękać, gnębićPolish
- molestar, incomodarPortuguese
- изнурять, утомлять, досаждать, беспокоитьRussian
- scrandi, tourmeter, soyî, hoder, peler, nåjhiWalloon
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