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Answer for the clue "Annoy persistently ", 9 letters:
badgering

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Word definitions for badgering in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Badger \Badg"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Badgered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Badgering .] [For sense 1, see 2d Badger ; for 2, see 1st Badger .] To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain. ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. The act of one who badgers, pesters, or annoys. vb. (present participle of badger English)

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the act of harassing someone [syn: worrying , torment , bedevilment ]

Usage examples of badgering.

Either way, Killashandra's doubts of his reliability as a partner faded as he ordered the port officials about imperiously, badgering the routing agent to be certain that the man hadn't over looked a more direct flight or a more advantageous connection.

Spends his free time badgering Falga about dragon cures, which keeps her from feeling useless.

She wasn't presumptuous enough to nag at him, but that didn't keep Beauty from badgering his bronze.

And now," and Candler laughed sourly, "none of the relatives who've been badgering him to name one of them wants to be the heir.

Because Martine loved her sister and recognized how vulnerable and sensitive Claire was, she refrained from badgering her and instead gracefully changed the subject, laughing as she recounted a horrendous piece of mischief that her eight-year-old son had gotten into that morning.

Instead of badgering him with questions, she let him nap in her big easy chair while she read, curled up on one of the two remaining cushions on the couch.

Oh, there were other legal terms in there, too, like coercion, badgering, and harassment, refusing to let me contact my lawyer, but I hadn’t let any detail slide.

Hay knew that Chase and Wade were rivals in Ohio, but allies of a sort in Washington in the badgering of the President to strike down slavery.

It also meant that he would be badgering Lincoln for a Supreme Court seat that Lincoln had in mind for David Davis, his 1860 campaign manager.

At her stormy face, he added, "Craig is in no condition to handle the kind of badgering Norris would subject him to.

She's the one who comes swaggering in here, peak hour, too, looking for trouble, badgering me, poking at me, and breaking me fucking nose.