HyperDic: molest

English > 2 senses of the word molest:
VERBsocialmolestharass or assault sexually
emotionmolest, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, provokeannoy continually or chronically
molest > pronunciation
Soundsmahleh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > molest: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningharass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Nounsmolestationthe act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
English > molest: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningannoy continually or chronically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot molest Sue
Synonymsharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, 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
Nounsmolestationthe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism

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