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  • n. Plural form of pestering.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At first I declined to listen to the recommendations, but finally, in response to the incessant pesterings, I consented.

    Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben

  • All this he had told, little by little; and of the Queen's noble bearing upon the scaffold, her utter fearlessness, her protestations that she died for her religion and for that only, and of the pesterings of Dr. Fletcher, Dean of Peterborough, who had at last given over in despair, and prayed instead.

    Come Rack! Come Rope!

  • Some liberals have whined about the plight of these poor climate "scientists," being harrassed to death with thousands of FOIA requests and inquiries and pesterings about data and methods.

    Little Miss Attila

  • β€œIn later life, when you have been finally allowed to pass muster as a full member of the world, you will yourself become liable to the pesterings of the unborn β€” and a very happy life you may be led in consequence!

    Erewhon

  • "In later life, when you have been finally allowed to pass muster as a full member of the world, you will yourself become liable to the pesterings of the unborn -- and a very happy life you may be led in consequence!

    Erewhon; or, Over the range

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