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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·rass /həˈræs, ˈhærəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·ass v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harassed p. pr. & vb. n. Harassing.]  To fatigue; to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts; esp., to weary by importunity, teasing, or fretting; to cause to endure excessive burdens or anxieties; -- sometimes followed by out.
    [Troops] harassed with a long and wearisome march.   --Bacon.
    Nature oppressed and harass'd out with care.   --Addison.
    Vext with lawyers and harass'd with debt.   --Tennyson.
 Syn: -- To weary; jade; tire; perplex; distress; tease; worry; disquiet; chafe; gall; annoy; irritate; plague; vex; molest; trouble; disturb; torment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·ass, n.
 1. Devastation; waste. [Obs.]
 2. Worry; harassment. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his
           staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his
           female co-workers" [syn: hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy,
            chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke]
      2: exhaust by attacking repeatedly; "harass the enemy"