- To annoy someone excessively; also to experience anywhere from minor to excessive annoyance at the hands of an exasperating idiot or irksome situation (to be harangled); a term meaning annoyance or personal harassment (haranglement)
The first period student harangled the substitute teacher by saying This is just a blowoff class. What the student failed to recognise was that the substitute teacher viewed his job as substitue TEACHING, not being the substitute butt of students' jokes.
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