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har·row

harrow

 
 
pronunciation:
hae ro
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a farm tool used to break up and level ground that has been plowed. A harrow has spikes or upright disks mounted on a heavy frame.
 
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part of speech: verb
inflections: harrows, harrowing, harrowed
definition 1: to go over or break up with a harrow.
The farmer spent several days harrowing his fields.
definition 2: to cause to suffer or worry a great deal.
The fire at the school harrowed the whole town.
 
similar words:
distress, plague, rack, torment
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derivations: harrowingly (adv.), harrower (n.)
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