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 for pestered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pester \Pes"ter\ (p[e^]s"t[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Pestered; p. pr. & vb. n. Pestering.] [Abbrev. fr.
     impester, fr. OF. empaistrier, empestrer, to entangle the
     feet or legs, to embarrass, F. emp[^e]trer; pref. em-, en-
     (L. in in) + LL. pastorium, pastoria, a fetter by which
     horses are prevented from wandering in the pastures, fr. L.
     pastorius belonging to a herdsman or shepherd, pastor a
     herdsman. See In, and Pasture, Pastor.]
     1. To trouble; to disturb; to annoy; to harass with petty
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              We are pestered with mice and rats.   --Dr. H. More.
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              A multitude of scribblers daily pester the world.
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     2. To crowd together in an annoying way; to overcrowd; to
        infest. [Obs.] --Milton.
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              All rivers and pools . . . pestered full with
              fishes.                               --Holland.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pestered \pestered\ adj.
     Troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; as,
     the exasperation of a pestered animal.
     Syn: annoyed, harassed, harried.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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"
             [syn: annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "pestered":
     badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bugged, bullyragged, chivied,
     deviled, dogged, harassed, harried, heckled, hectored, hounded,
     needled, nipped at, persecuted, picked on, plagued, ragged, teased,
     tormented, worried

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