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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of harry.

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Examples

  • Quoting from that report, Fear harries his every footstep, caution muffles his words.

    Sit-Down Strikes and Coxey's Army

  • An old woman lives there, but Richie is not dismayed—he gradually harries her into moving to a retirement complex and selling him the property.

    Life With and Without Tradition

  • Instead, this animal harries us, it drives out the boarders, it obviously wants to take over the whole apartment and make us sleep in the gutter.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • Breathable aether makes up the space between planets, the British Empire basically control the Earth and Mars, aetherships ply the spaceways between planets, and a band of 'cut throat' pirates harries shipping.

    REVIEW: Larklight by Philip Reeve

  • Foreign Relations: An internationalist only when it comes to attacking the vestiges of communism, Jesse Helms harries Foggy Bottom over foreign aid and trains a suspicious eye on the United Nations.

    Rolling Back The Right

  • "If the House of Lords in any way harries the bill before the peers tonight it will be particularly out of touch with public opinion," a senior Blair adviser warned after Lord Strathclyde, Tory leader in the Lords, appealed again for cross-party consensus.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Bizarreness after bizarreness harries the hardy band of travellers, all of them rendered with Miéville's impressive ingenuity and inventiveness.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Guarding the entrance of the churchyard, four poplar trees stand erect, save when, as the wind harries them, they bow alternately to the arid, dusty earth and towards the dim vista of tow - coloured steppe and snowcapped mountain peaks.

    Through Russia

  • Whom the hawk harries yet, the mourning nightingale. antistrophe 2

    The Suppliants

  • Such a motive often harries audacious men into guilt, but it has no power to impel an upright man to sin.

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

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