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harass
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • One afternoon, when we were all harassed into a state of dire confusion, and Mr. Creakle was laying about him dreadfully, Tungay came in, and called out in his usual strong way: 'Visitors for Copperfield!'
    Chapters 7-9 (30% in)
  • I found it rather harassing to live in this state of siege, but was too much afraid of Mrs. Crupp to see any way out of it.
    Chapters 34-36 (4% in)
  • Why should he go to India, except to harass me?
    Chapters 40-42 (21% in)
  • Whatever occurs to harass her, usually settles in her legs; but on this occasion it mounted to the chest, and then to the head, and, in short, pervaded the whole system in a most alarming manner.
    Chapters 58-60 (46% in)

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