"pestered" in the verb sense
1. tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
"pestered" in the adjective sense
1. annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
"harassed working mothers"
"a harried expression"
"her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"
"the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
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