Synonyms of harass in English:


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1‘children always harass their mother’

pester, badger, hound, harry, plague, torment, bedevil, persecute, bother, annoy, exasperate, worry, disturb, trouble, agitate, provoke, vex
stress, stress out, nag, keep on at, chivvy
tease, bait, molest
informal hassle, bug, give someone a hard time, drive someone up the wall, drive someone round the bend
British informal drive someone round the twist
Northern English informal mither
North American informal devil, ride

leave in peace

2‘they were sent to harass the enemy flanks and rear’

harry, attack repeatedly, raid, press hard, beleaguer, set upon, assail, maraud, ravage, oppress