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harass
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • But now Yap, who could get no sufficient purchase before, set his teeth in a new place, so that Bob, harassed in this way, let go his hold of Tom, and, almost throttling Yap, flung him into the river.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (84% in)
  • She had already seen the harassed face.
    6.11 -- Book 6 Chapter 11 -- In the Lane (39% in)

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