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Verb: harass  hu'ras or her-us [N. Amer], hu'ras or ha-rus [Brit]
  1. Annoy or hinder continually or in many ways
    "This man harasses his female co-workers";
    - hassle [informal], harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy [non-standard], beset, plague, molest, provoke
  2. Exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    "harass the enemy"

Derived forms: harasses, harassed, harassing

Type of: aggress, annoy, attack, bother, chafe, devil, get at [informal], get to, gravel [US], irritate, nark [Brit, slang], nettle, rag, rile, roil [N. Amer], tick off [informal], vex

Encyclopedia: Harass