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badger
used in Great Expectations

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badgered her until she agreed
Definition
to nag or bother someone repeatedly — typically to get them to do something
  • I drew Joe away, and he immediately became placable; merely stating to me, in an obliging manner and as a polite expostulatory notice to any one whom it might happen to concern, that he were not a going to be bull-baited and badgered in his own place.
    Chapter 18 (70% in)
  • "Which I meantersay," cried Joe, "that if you come into my place bull-baiting and badgering me, come out!
    Chapter 18 (69% in)

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  • "I tell you what, young fellow," said she, "I didn't bring you up by hand to badger people's lives out.
    Chapter 2 (81% in)

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