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harass
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • Yes, I know exactly what you will say: Friday, went to the Lower Rooms; wore my sprigged muslin robe with blue trimmings—plain black shoes—appeared to much advantage; but was strangely harassed by a queer, half-witted man, who would make me dance with him, and distressed me by his nonsense.
    Chapter 3 (33% in)

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