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harass
used in The Bluest Eye

2 uses
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Definition
persistently annoy

or:

repeatedly attack to weaken or hinder
  • She was adept in creating any number of hair styles, but each one left her with a pinched and harassed look.
    2 — Autumn (99% in)
  • Heady with the smell of their own musk, thrilled by the easy power of a majority, they gaily harassed her.
    3 — Winter (13% in)

There are no more uses of "harass" in The Bluest Eye.

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