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harry

verb

1 harry

Annoy continually or chronically:
— He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked.

synonyms: beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, hassle, molest, plague, provoke.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

Roget 907: be malevolent etc. adj.; bear spleen, harbor spleen, bear a grudge, harbor a grudge, bear malice; betray the cloven foot, show the cloven foot.    hurt etc. (physical pain) 378; ... show more

Dutch: uitlokken, kwellen, pesten, tarten



2 harry

Make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes.

synonym: ravage.


Moby thesaurus: aggravate, ambush, annoy, assail, assault, attack, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blitz, blockade, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag ... show more.

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