harassment

[ huh-ras-muh nt, har-uh s-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF harassment
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Following our policy of harassment, the scouts destroyed her escort ships.

These early years were full of anxiety and harassment to Bienville.

As the only deliverance from this harassment, Pizarro adopted a new policy.

Secular officials and laymen active in church affairs also suffered execution, imprisonment, and harassment.

The exasperation of the southern Idaho communities, under continual Indian harassment, became extreme.

The symptoms of harassment, suspense, and irritation which had beset him for several months past, were no longer visible.

He had given himself up to a contemplation of possibilities as an escape from harassment.

And Miss Jeffries, for all her harassment of suspense, was no woeful object in a vivacious blue evening frock with silvery gleams.

This harassment first beset him at the top of the rim when he was crawling over it like a fly out of an empty teacup.

On the forts and obstructions in the river, Washington mainly counted to complete the harassment of Philadelphia.

WORD ORIGIN

1753, from harass + -ment.

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