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pe sterd

  • v  annoy persistently
  • s  troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions

  • Washington is buzzing with the possibility of an Obama candidacy; he is about to be seriously pestered for a definitive answer.
  • As the spring of 2005 wore on, some pestered her every week, asking when they were going to release a rival plan.
  • After months of being pestered to take controls off business, Washington was surprised last week by a new request: sugar growers and refiners pleaded unanimously for continuation .
Quotes

  • Kylie Minogue in U.S. Daily
    In the most caring, loving, GBF (gay best friend) kind of way,Minogue said with a laugh, "Jake basically pestered me to work with Stuart."
  • Dmitry Medvedev in The Other Russia
    Inspections and various kinds of harassment for commercial reasons have pestered the life out of [businesspeople],Medvedev said. "In short, our law enforcement agencies and government authorities need to stop causing nightmares for...
  • Berkeley Breathed in Newsarama
    Fans have pestered me for years,said Berkeley Breathed, "for this ultimate Bloom County collection in that polite, respectful badgering way that only fans can manage. Thank God I can now tell them something better than just 'please remove...

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