Word of the Week

harassed (verb)

Meaning – to aggressively pressure or intimidate.

Example of using it in a sentence: "If you are being harassed - speak up.”

Synonyms: pester, badger, hound, harry, plague, torment, bedevil, persecute, bother, annoy, exasperate, worry, disturb, trouble, agitate, provoke and vex

It can also mean – to make repeated small-scale attacks on (an enemy).

Example of using it in a sentence: "The wasps harassed the bees.”

Spelling Tip – this word sounds like it should be her+ ass but it needs to be

h + a + rass

Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.

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