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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Molest  \Mo*lest"\,  n. 
  Molestation.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Molest  \Mo*lest"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Molested};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Molesting}.]  [F.  molester,  L.  molestare  fr  molestus 
  troublesome,  fr  moles  a  heavy  mass,  load,  burden.  See  3d 
  {Mole}.] 
  To  trouble;  to  disturb;  to  render  uneasy;  to  interfere  with 
  to  vex. 
 
  They  have  molested  the  church  with  needless  opposition. 
  --Hooker. 
 
  Syn:  To  trouble;  disturb;  incommode;  inconvenience;  annoy; 
  vex;  tease. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  molest 
  v  1:  harass  or  assault  sexually;  make  indecent  advances  to 
  2:  annoy  continually  or  chronically;  "He  is  known  to  harry  his 
  staff  when  he  is  overworked"  [syn:  {harass},  {hassle},  {harry}, 
  {chivy},  {chivvy},  {chevy},  {chevvy},  {beset},  {plague}, 
  {provoke}] 




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