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nag, peck, hen-peck(verb)
bother persistently with trivial complaints
"She nags her husband all day long"
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To bother persistently with trivial complaints; to subject to petty authority; -- said of a woman who thus treats her male companion, especially of wives who thus dominate their husbands. Commonly used in the past participle (often adjectively); as, henpecked for years, he finally left her.
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