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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They could shake off the burdens that made the older generation crooked, stumbling forward whilst peering back over their shoulders, sly-eyed, hagridden, concealing their shames and stigmas.
"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.
Leicester is still Caerlyr in Welsh, or "the fort of Leir." 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.