Part of speech:
To listen secretly to the private conversation of others.
To hear something without the speaker's awareness or intent.
*To install hidden microphones
A false or spurious electronic signal caused by a brief, unwanted surge of electric power.
A heavy mallet with a large wooden head.
A type of jet fighter aircraft.
A true bug
Any of various bacteria, especially a rod-shaped bacterium.
A computer program or series of commands that can replicate itself and that spreads by inserting copies of itself into other files or programs which users later transfer to other computers. Viruses usually have a harmful effect, as in erasing all the data on a disk.
A defect; fault; error
(Archaic) A lack or deficiency.
A person strongly devoted to something or someone
One who is zealous, especially excessively so.
A person marked or motivated by an extreme, unreasoning enthusiasm, as for a cause.
To be a cause of impatience or anger.
To vex; harass; trouble; torment
(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
To produce with a succession of light blows:
*To install hidden microphones
(Baseball) To hit a fly
Any of various very small arachnids of the subclass Acari that often live as parasites on other animals or plants. Like ticks and unlike spiders, mites have no division between the cephalothorax and abdomen.
To furnish, connect, bind, attach, string, etc. with a wire or wires
A microscopic organism; esp., any of the bacteria that cause disease; germ
An organism or infectious agent of microscopic or submicroscopic size, especially a bacterium or protozoan.
A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.
A formal charge, made under oath, of the commission of a crime or other such offense.
A slight illness
An unwholesome condition:
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
A person who acts in a wildly irresponsible way:
A stick or small block covered with leather or cloth, used for cleaning or shining
The Devil; Satan.
A devotee or buff
A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
To make worse or more troublesome:
To be annoying
To rub so as to stimulate or make warm
To increase the gravity or intensity of:
To eat away; gnaw
To irk or exasperate; vex:
To make ready; prepare:
To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
To sting with or as with nettles
To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
To give rise to; bring about:
To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations
To make (feathers, etc.) stand up in or as in a ruff, as a bird when frightened
To irritate, bother, or frustrate:
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
To say in a playful or mocking way:
To ask or nag (someone) about something in an annoying and persistent way; pester:
To beset, as with difficulties; harass
(Football) To catch (a pass) as an interception
Various small animals, such as rats or cockroaches, that are destructive, annoying, or injurious to health.
To prey on; worry:
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