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English verb: pester

1. pester (emotion) annoy persistently

SamplesThe children teased the boy because of his stammer.

ExamplesThey pester him to write the letter

Synonymsbadger, beleaguer, bug, tease

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, rag, torment

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