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ANNOY', verb transitive [Latin neceo, to hurt, that is, to strike; neco, to kill.

To incommode; to injure or disturb by continued or repeated acts; to tease, vex or molest; as, to annoy an army by impeding their march, or by a continued cannonade.

ANNOY', noun Injury or molestation from continued acts or inconvenience.