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harass
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • I do not know what they knew of the things happening beyond the hill, nor do I know if the silent houses I passed on my way were sleeping securely, or deserted and empty, or harassed and watching against the terror of the night.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (25% in)

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