Don’t Badger Harry

The Joys of Synonyms

 

Please do not Annoy, Torment, Pester, Molest, Worry, Badger Harry, Harass, Hackle, Persecute, Irk, Rag, Vex, Bother, Tease, Nettle, Tantalise, Ruffle the Animal.

Annoy

Verb. Make (someone) a little angry; irritate
Synonyms. Vex, Irk, Ruffle

Torment

Verb. Cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering. Annoy or provoke in an unkind way.
Synonyms. Worry, Molest, Vex, Annoy, Pester, Badger, Bother, Worry

Pester

Verb. Trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.
Synonyms. Badger, Annoy, Bother, Irk, Harass, Molest

Molest

Verb. Assault or abuse (a person, especially a woman or child) sexually.

Persecute

Verb. Harass or annoy (someone) persistently.
Synonyms. Harass, Badger, Molest, Pester, Annoy

Nettle

Verb. Irritate or annoy (someone).
Synonyms. Annoy, Irk, Vex

Tantalise

Verb. Torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable.
Synonyms. Torment

Ruffle

Verb. Disconcert or upset the composure of (someone).
Synonyms. Annoy, Irk, Vex, Nettle

 

We’re not sure about ‘Hackle’ though 🙂

Hackle?

Verb. Dress or comb (flax) with a hackle

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