What is another word for Harrying?

Pronunciation: [hˈaɹɪɪŋ] (IPA)

Harrying is a verb that means to harass or torment someone persistently. There are several synonyms for this word including: pestering, bothering, nagging, hounding, harassing, and badgering. These words all convey the idea of repeatedly troubling someone, causing annoyance or discomfort. However, each synonym has its own subtle nuances in meaning. For example, pestering suggests a more persistent and annoying behavior while badgering implies a more aggressive approach. Regardless of which synonym is used, harrying someone is never desirable behavior and can cause significant distress to the victim if it is not immediately addressed. It is always important to treat others with respect and kindness.

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What are the hypernyms for Harrying?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Harrying

From his Harrying of Hades, the Brythonic Gwydion secured the Head of Hades' Cauldron of Regeneration or Re-birth; and when corpses of slain warriors are thrown into it they arise next day as excellent as ever, except that they are unable to speak; which circumstance may be equal to saying that the ordinary uninitiated man when re-born is unable to speak of his previous incarnation, because he has no memory of it.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
Moreover, by Harrying repeatedly the lands east of Jordan up to the desert edge, David had stopped further incursions from Arabia; and, though the Aramaean state of Damascus was growing into a formidable danger, he had checked for the present its tendency to spread southwards, and had strengthened himself by agreements with another Aramaean prince, him of Hamath, who lay on the north flank of Damascus, and with the chief of the nearest Phoenician city, Tyre.
"The Ancient East"
D. G. Hogarth
But he was successful only against Colophon and Magnesia on the Maeander, inland places, and failed before Smyrna and Miletus, which could be provisioned by their fleets and probably had at their call a larger proportion of those warlike "Ionian pirates" who had long been Harrying the Levant.
"The Ancient East"
D. G. Hogarth

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