Bother and Perturb


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Bother verb – To thrust oneself upon (another) without invitation.
Usage example: I am never going to get this work done if people don't stop wandering into the room and bothering me

Perturb is a synonym for bother in worry topic. In some cases you can use "Perturb" instead a verb "Bother", when it comes to topics like trouble, calm, agitate, harass. popular alternative
Nearby Words: bothered, bothersome, botheration, bothering
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Perturb verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: the caller's strange remark perturbed me enough to keep me awake that night

Bother is a synonym for perturb in worry topic. You can use "Bother" instead a verb "Perturb", if it concerns topics such as activity, upset, action, calm. popular alternative
Nearby Words: perturbation, perturbing
Synonyms for Perturb
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