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1) annoy. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To disturb by repeated attacks: bait, bedevil, beleaguer, beset, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease, torment, worry. See FEELINGS, PAIN. 2. To trouble the nerves...

2) annoy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...by troublesome, often repeated acts. 2. To harass or disturb by repeated attacks. To be annoying. Middle English anoien, from Old French anoier, ennuyer, from Vulgar...

3) Ratten (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To annoy for refusing to join a trade union, or for not submitting to its demands. This is done by destroying or taking away a workman s tools, or otherwise incapacitating...

4) ennui. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...gossip about their masters (John Barth). French, from Old French enui, from ennuyer, to annoy, bore. See annoy. Were they alive today, users of Classical Latin might...

5) Badger (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To tease or annoy by superior numbers. In allusion to the ancient custom of badger-baiting. A badger was kennelled in a tub, where dogs were set upon him to worry...

6) 37. Traveling at Home and Abroad. Post, Emily. 1922. Etiquette
... TO do nothing that can either annoy or offend the sensibilities of others, sums up the principal rules for conduct under all circumstances—whether staying at home...

7) 34405. La Rochefoucauld, Francois, Duc De. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:34405 QUOTATION:We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy. ATTRIBUTION:Francois, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French...

8) 41685. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:41685 QUOTATION:The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition. ATTRIBUTION:Friedrich Nietzsche...

9) Skel'eton. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...There is a skeleton in every house. Something to annoy and to be kept out of sight. 1 That is my skeleton-my trouble, the "crook in my lot." 2 A woman had an only...

10) Corns. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To tread on one s corns. To irritate one s prejudices; to annoy another by disregard to his pet opinions or habits. 1...

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