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VERB (2)

1. harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to;

2. annoy continually or chronically;
- Example: "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
- Example: "This man harasses his female co-workers"
[syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Molest \Mo*lest"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Molested; p. pr. & vb. n. Molesting.] [F. molester, L. molestare, fr. molestus troublesome, fr. moles a heavy mass, load, burden. See 3d Mole.] To trouble; to disturb; to render uneasy; to interfere with; to vex. [1913 Webster] They have molested the church with needless opposition. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Syn: To trouble; disturb; incommode; inconvenience; annoy; vex; tease. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Molest \Mo*lest"\, n. Molestation. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

molest v 1: harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to 2: annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers" [syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

132 Moby Thesaurus words for "molest": abuse, accost, afflict, aggravate, aggrieve, annoy, attack, badger, bait, batter, be at, bedevil, befoul, beleaguer, beset, bewitch, blight, bother, bristle, brown off, bruise, buffet, bug, bullyrag, burn up, chafe, chivy, condemn, corrupt, crucify, curse, damage, defile, deprave, despoil, destroy, devil, disadvantage, discompose, disserve, distemper, distress, disturb, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do violence to, do wrong, do wrong by, do wrong to, dog, doom, envenom, exasperate, exercise, fash, gall, get, get into trouble, gripe, harass, harm, harry, heckle, hector, hex, hound, hunt, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, impair, infect, injure, interfere with, irk, irritate, jinx, knock about, maltreat, manhandle, maul, meddle with, menace, miff, mishandle, mistreat, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, oppress, outrage, paw, peeve, persecute, pester, pick on, pique, plague, play havoc with, play hob with, pluck the beard, poison, pollute, pother, prejudice, provoke, pursue, ride, rile, roil, rough, rough up, ruffle, savage, scathe, taint, tease, threaten, torment, torture, trouble, try the patience, tweak the nose, vex, victimize, violate, worry, wound, wreak havoc on, wrong