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Definition of harrass

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1. harass [ v ] cause to suffer
Examples: "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"

Used in print:

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Despite the internal and international crises that harassed Morocco the elections remained a central issue .

Synonyms persecute harass oppress Related Terms torment purge haze oppressor

2. harass [ v ] annoy persistently
Examples: "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

He did not see Sparling , or DeGroot , or Ringel , or any of the feverish crew that had so harassed him twelve hours ago .

Synonyms badger tease pester bug harass beleaguer Related Terms torment pest tease

3. harass [ v ] annoy continually or chronically
Examples: "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked" "This man harasses his female co-workers"

Synonyms beset plague chivy provoke harry chivvy hassle chevvy molest chevy harass Related Terms annoy nettle torment haze fuss aggravation plague harasser harassment

4. harass [ v ] exhaust by attacking repeatedly
Examples: "harass the enemy"

Synonyms harass Related Terms attack harasser

5. harass [ v ] challenge aggressively

Synonyms harass heckle Related Terms interrupt heckler

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