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noun as in dwelling on insistently

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“For three months he had been harping on that he had made a mistake and had lost his way,” she writes in May 2014.

Harping about a Republican war on women while wages stagnate and growth sputters is trivial and desperate.

So are my Marlboros, which my wife has been harping on ever since I started up smoking again.

There is nothing to be gained by harping on about events in 2002, however disconcerting those events were.

The sequester, tax increases, and the continual Republican harping on budget cuts have all caused damage to the labor market.

"Oh, so you are still harping on that string," said the younger sage sadly, for he thought his senior was following an idle dream.

Also, his harping on Withers' possible guilt struck him as absurd when he considered the strength of the case against Perry.

This was a danger, but I did not choose to make it worse by harping on it.

Miss Lucretia's harp; she never played on it now, and harping was out of fashion, so it would not be wanted for Amy.

Instead of looking to a restoration to his throne, I found him always harping on the fear of French invasion.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harping, such as: belaboring, dwelling, insisting, laboring, persisting, and brooding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.