hag-ridden :

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hag-ridden


  • s  tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears

  • Yet in many ways they are markedly saner, more unselfish, less hag-ridden than their elders.
  • In Britain, which has been perhaps more hag-ridden by fear of war than any other nation, the spread of this prayer unites Anglicans and Nonconformists as they have not been united .
  • The cereal and meat business is already hag-ridden by Government interference and agricultural cooperation.

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