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tr.v. har·ried, har·ry·ing, har·ries
1. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass. See Synonyms at harass.
a. To attack or raid, as in war: Vikings harrying the coast.
b. To force along, as by attacks or blows: "Blue jays were chasing a squirrel, harrying the creature from tree to tree" (Paul Theroux).
3. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms: The wind harried the trees.
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vb, -ries, -rying or -ried
1. (tr) to harass; worry
2. (Military) to ravage (a town, etc), esp in war
[Old English hergian; related to here army, Old Norse herja to lay waste, Old High German heriōn]
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v. -ried, -ry•ing. v.t.
1. to harass; annoy; torment.
2. to ravage (an area, town, etc.), as in war; devastate.
3. to push (a person) along; hurry forcefully or tormentingly.v.i.
4. to make harassing incursions.
[before 900; Middle English herien, Old English her(g)ian (derivative of here army); c. Old Saxon heriōn, Old High German herjōn, Old Norse herja to harry, lay waste]
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Past participle: harried
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|Verb||1.||harry - annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"|
needle, goad - goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, nettle, rag, bother, chafe, get at, get to - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
bedevil, dun, rag, torment, frustrate, crucify - treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
haze - harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
|2.||harry - make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes|
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verb pester, trouble, bother, disturb, worry, annoy, plague, tease, torment, harass, hassle (informal), badger, persecute, molest, vex, bedevil, breathe down someone's neck, chivvy, give someone grief (Brit. & S. African), be on your back (slang), get in your hair (informal) He would exploit and harry his workers.
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1. To disturb by repeated attacks:
2. To trouble persistently from or as if from all sides:
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يُؤلِم، يُزْعِج، يُضايِق
hrjá, valda áhyggjum
Harry[ˈhærɪ] N (familiar form) of Harold to play old Harry with → endiablar, estropear
harry[ˈhærɪ] VT (Mil) → hostilizar, hostigar; [+ person] → acosar, hostigar
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to torment or worry frequently. pla يُؤلِم، يُزْعِج، يُضايِق тормозя atormentar sužovat, trápit quälen plage; chikanere βασανίζωacosar, hostigar, atormentar vaevama آزردن ahdistella harceler לְהַטרִיד बार-बार आक्रमण करना, सताना, तंग करना uznemiravati, muciti zaklat mengganggu hrjá, valda áhyggjum disturbare 悩ます 못살게 굴다 kankinti mocīt; plosīt sering mengganggu piekerenplage, pine, bekymre nękać يرغل كول،اوټول،تالا كول ځورول، ويجاړول atormentar a agasa, a hărţui изводить sužovať vznemirjati kinjiti plåga, oroa, ansätta รบกวน; ทรมาน eziyet etmek 不斷煩擾 надокучати, тривожити تباہ کرنا ، پریشان کرنا quấy rầy 使苦恼，不断烦扰
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