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Definition 1: make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes - [verb of change]

Synonyms for harry in the sense of this definition

(harry is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

Definition 2: annoy continually or chronically - [verb of emotion]

Samples where harry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
  • This man harasses his female co-workers

Synonyms for harry in the sense of this definition

(harry is a kind of ...) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me" "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

(... is a kind of harry ) annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism

"He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"

(... is a kind of harry ) treat cruelly

"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

(... is a kind of harry ) harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions

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