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harass
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Cathy and her brother harassed me terribly: he was as uncomplaining as a lamb; though hardness, not gentleness, made him give little trouble.
  • ’You knew your mistress’s nature, and you encouraged me to harass her.
  • And don’t harass him much by talking: let him be quiet this evening, at least, will you?’
  • But he was too timid in giving satisfactory reasons for his wish that she should shun connection with the household of the Heights, and Catherine liked good reasons for every restraint that harassed her petted will.
  • It was too irksome to lie there, harassing my brain with a hundred idle misgivings.
  • Linton had slid from his seat on to the hearthstone, and lay writhing in the mere perverseness of an indulged plague of a child, determined to be as grievous and harassing as it can.

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  • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • We can’t defeat them, but we can harass them as they move through the forest.

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