Mo*lest" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Molested; p. pr. & vb. n. Molesting.] [F. molester, L. molestare, fr. molestus troublesome, fr. moles a heavy mass, load, burden. See 3d Mole.]

To trouble; to disturb; to render uneasy; to interfere with; to vex.

They have molested the church with needless opposition. Hooker.

Syn. -- To trouble; disturb; incommode; inconvenience; annoy; vex; tease.


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