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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pes·ter v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pestered p. pr. & vb. n. Pestering.]
 1. To trouble; to disturb; to annoy; to harass with petty vexations.
    We are pestered with mice and rats.   --Dr. H. More.
    A multitude of scribblers daily pester the world.   --Dryden.
 2. To crowd together in an annoying way; to overcrowd; to infest. [Obs.]
    All rivers and pools . . . pestered full with fishes.   --Holland.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances;
            "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression";
            "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant
            interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly
            teenager" [syn: annoyed, harassed, harried, vexed]