hagridden


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hag·ride

 (hăg′rīd′)
tr.v. hag·rode (-rōd′), hag·rid·den (-rĭd′n), hag·rid·ing, hag·rides
To torment or harass, especially with worry or dread: "a man hagridden by the future—haunted by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth" (C.S. Lewis).

hagridden

Used to describe a person who is being harassed by a witch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hagridden - tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fearshagridden - tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears; "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
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Once the discovery of the undead Anne is made, the action becomes frenetic, as Kugel blunders like a hagridden Basil Fawlty from humiliation to disgrace.
According to that same folk tale, his youngest daughter, yclept Cordelia, buried him in a chamber beneath the river--and from such Mercian archetypes the same Midlands dreamer who so disliked Richard III wove an equally famous story, of a mythical monarch hagridden by suspicion and madness.
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