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"
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.
Origin: From harasser. Origin uncertain; compare harier; see harry; compare , harace, harace, harasse.
to fatigue; to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts; esp., to weary by importunity, teasing, or fretting; to cause to endure excessive burdens or anxieties; -- sometimes followed by out
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
har′as, v.t. to fatigue: to annoy or torment.—p.adj. Har′assed.—adv. Har′assedly.—n. Har′asser.—p.adj. Har′assing.—adv. Har′assingly.—n. Har′assment. [O. Fr. harasser; prob. from harer, to incite a dog.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To annoy; to perplex, and incessantly turmoil any body of men; to hang upon the rear and flunks of a retreating army, or to interrupt operations at a siege by repeated attacks upon the besiegers.
The numerical value of harass in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of harass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of harass in a Sentence
Send a signal and harass and provoke.
Elliott will continue to harass Samsung.
As a policy, we do not harass Afghan refugees.
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
This is a political decision, they want to gratify the Hindus and harass the Muslims.
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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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