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synonyms for harping

  • belaboring
  • dwelling
  • insisting
  • laboring
  • persisting
  • brooding
  • expounding
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How to use harping in a sentence

"Oh, so you are still harping on that string," said the younger sage sadly, for he thought his senior was following an idle dream.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Also, his harping on Withers' possible guilt struck him as absurd when he considered the strength of the case against Perry.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
This was a danger, but I did not choose to make it worse by harping on it.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Miss Lucretia's harp; she never played on it now, and harping was out of fashion, so it would not be wanted for Amy.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
Instead of looking to a restoration to his throne, I found him always harping on the fear of French invasion.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
His ear is deficient in the sense of harmony, and he deafens and disgusts you by harping on one string.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 451VARIOUS
He smiled back sympathetically, but behind it I could see that he was wishing that I'd stop harping on a dead subject.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
"And he is really gone—without saying good-by to any of us," said Dopsy, still harping on the departed guest.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
The young Transylvanian began to feel this perpetual harping on the same string a little tiresome.
'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANSMR JKAI
"I can't fathom his motive, Tom," said Richard, harping upon the theme.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HARPING

  • belaboring
  • brooding
  • harping
  • laboring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.