HyperDic: harass

English > 2 senses of the word harass:
VERBemotionharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
competitionharassexhaust by attacking repeatedly
harass > pronunciation
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English > harass: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningannoy continually or chronically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "This man harasses his female co-workers"
Synonymshassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke
Narrowerhazeharass by imposing / imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
needle, goadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
Broaderannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
Spanishacosar sexualmente, acosar, aperrear, asediar, atosigar, causar, fastidiar, hostigar, molestar repetidamente, molestar, perseguir, plagar, provocar
Catalanatabuixar, causar, empaitar, fatigar, molestar
Nounsharassera persistent tormentor
harassmentthe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism
English > harass: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningExhaust by attacking repeatedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"harass the enemy"
Broaderattack, aggressTake the initiative and go on the offensive
Spanishacosar
Nounsharassera persistent attacker

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