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annoyer

An obsolete, nospecific term for a noxious stimulus.
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Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive, that, in a government in which they are separated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution; because it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them.
America has already formed treaties with no less than six foreign nations, and all of them, except Prussia, are maritime, and therefore able to annoy and injure us.
I shall direct that Sarkoja cease to annoy the girl, and I myself will take the custody of the key.
And when you are looking forward to be captain, it was wrong to annoy the owner.
Had it not been that the French admiral, with a large party, was then in the glen, I have no doubt that the natives, although their tribe was small and dispirited, would have inflicted summary vengeance upon the man who thus outraged their most sacred institutions; as it was, they contrived to annoy him not a little.
The thing which puzzles me is taking with me a crew of stupid fishermen, which crew will annoy me immensely, whilst if, by chance, there were among you any who have seen the sea "
It used to annoy the elephant at first, and he would reach up and take her down, but she would go aft and climb up again.
But I dare say he said it to annoy, and if he did he certainly succeeded.
Casaubon that you have come either to annoy him or to see Dorothea.
Should I ever learn that you have again annoyed her or her husband--should you ever annoy me again--should I hear that you have returned to France or to any French posession, I shall make it my sole business to hunt you down and complete the choking I commenced tonight.
Then let me save your feelings by telling you that it does not annoy me at all--except for the row you are making about it.
I will say nothing to annoy you--I only ask leave to explain myself.