Part of speech:
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To give approval to; support; sanction
To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
To wrong is to act improperly towards someone or to improperly accuse someone of something bad.
To distress; afflict.
Right means correctly, completely, thoroughly or exactly.
To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
To browbeat; bully
To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
Outrage is defined as to deeply insult someone, or to commit a violent act against someone.
To treat unkindly or harshly.
To weigh heavily on the mind, spirits, or senses of; worry; trouble
To put or keep in prison; jail
(Rare) To torture
To overwork, misinterpret, or distort:
To torture by means of the rack.
To strike repeatedly.
To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
To send into exile; banish:
To manage to get (along or through) in the face of trials and difficulties
Oppression means feeling weighed down physically or emotionally.
(Psychiatry) A mental disorder characterized by systematized delusions, as of grandeur or, esp., persecution, often, except in a schizophrenic state, with an otherwise relatively intact personality
The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
An oppressive or harshly limiting condition:
To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
To subjugate or persecute by the imposition of troops.
Harry is defined as to raid, or to quickly move along.
To make repeated demands of or subject to persistent criticism:
To annoy; vex.
To annoy, interfere with, or meddle with so as to trouble or harm, or with intent to trouble or harm
Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
Bible, 1 Sam. xxiv. 17
The definition of commend means to recommend or praise someone or leave someone in the care of another.
Soothe is defined as to calm or relieve.
To soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring consolation or hope to
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