aggravated (part of speech: verb)
badgered, baited, needled, enraged, discomposed, exacerbated, antagonized, harried, hassled, pestered, vexed, inflamed, bothered, perturbed, infuriated, envenomed, troubled, bedeviled, irked, peeved, rankled, teased, upset, nagged, annoyed, exasperated, aroused
threatened (part of speech: verb)
chafed (part of speech: verb)
- If you be one who has had a hard struggle to get daily bread- if the future is all dark before you- if you are harassed and perplexed, and know not which way to turn, I want you to understand that, although in this world there may be no sympathy for you, the heart of the Lord Jesus Christ is immediately moved, and you have but to go to Him and touch Him with your little finger, and you arouse all the sympathies of His infinite nature. - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
- From thence Britomartus, king of the Gaesatae, taking with him ten thousand soldiers, harassed the country round about. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- No wonder poor Annie's bright face took frequently a worn and harassed look in those early days of hospital work. - "A Houseful of Girls", Sarah Tytler.