molest

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Verb[change]

Plain form
molest

Third-person singular
molests

Past tense
molested

Past participle
molested

Present participle
molesting

  1. (transitive) If you molest someone, you annoy, harass, or disturb them.
    She needed to sit somewhere quiet where her children would not molest her.
  2. (transitive) To molest someone is to force unwanted sexual contact on them.
    He was trying to molest the woman.
  3. (transitive) To molest means to sexually abuse a child.
    She was sent to jail because she kept trying to molest children.

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