To mortify or subdue (the flesh).
To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
To criticize or complain about (something).
To torture on a rack
Torture is defined as to cause another extreme pain.
To distress, afflict, or plague
To afflict with pain or discomfort:
To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
To excite by exposing something desirable that remains or is made difficult or impossible to obtain:
To damage or weaken by pressure or tension:
To attack, damage, or destroy by or as if by blows.
Any of a series of long, curved bones extending from the spine and enclosing the chest cavity. In mammals, reptiles, and birds, the ribs curve toward the center of the chest and in most cases attach to the sternum (breastbone). There are 12 pairs of ribs in humans.
To cause to undergo pain, loss, or suffering for a crime or wrongdoing
To vex; harass; trouble; torment
To trouble or annoy constantly
To have or cause pain
To torment persistently, as with anxiety or pain.
To annoy, interfere with, or meddle with so as to trouble or harm, or with intent to trouble or harm
To cause deep emotional pain to; distress.
To try to embarrass and annoy (someone speaking or performing in public) by questions, gibes, or objections; badger.
To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
To torture or afflict as if by broiling.
To cause sorrow, misery, or suffering to; pain
To lose all hope:
To intimidate with harsh, stern looks and talk; bully
Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
Bait means to upset through saying and/or doing something that will annoy or hurt another.
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
To cause great pain to; torture
To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To treat wrongly or badly
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled.
To trouble persistently; harass.
The definition of beleaguer means to harass with several issues.
To come to the mind of continually; obsess:
(Intransitive) To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.
Curse is defined as to wish evil or injury on someone or to use swear words.
A sudden or intense emotion:
Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
The powers of hell or of evil
Harassment is defined as chronically annoying or tormenting someone.
Sorrow or grief; misery.
A calamitous event or experience; a grave misfortune:
One that causes sharp pain, irritation, or discomfort:
Something, such as punishment, that is inflicted.
The cause of distress, death, or ruin
An instance of pain or distress.
Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.
Any medication designed to cause irritation
A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
To please greatly:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
To serve as a reward to or for
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