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harass
used in My Antonia

2 uses
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Definition
persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • If his sisters or their friends happened to be among the onlookers on 'popular nights,' Sylvester stood back in the shadow under the cottonwood trees, smoking and watching Lena with a harassed expression.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (55% in)
  • To-day the best that a harassed Black Hawk merchant can hope for is to sell provisions and farm machinery and automobiles to the rich farms where that first crop of stalwart Bohemian and Scandinavian girls are now the mistresses.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (52% in)

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