Nark and Tease


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Nark verb – To disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts.
Usage example: during the war some of the British were narked by their American allies, who were perceived as arrogant

Tease and nark are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tease" instead a verb "Nark".
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Tease verb – To attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults.
Usage example: grew up being teased because his parents were hog farmers

Nark and tease are semantically related. (British) Sometimes you can use "Nark" instead a verb "Tease".
Nearby Words: teasing, teased, teaser, teasel
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