annoy (especially with repeated requests or questions)
cause trouble or difficult to sb/sth
"a plague of grasshoppers"
"those children are a damn plague"
"Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
A plague of moths in the castle!
The country was plagued for five generations by useless civil war.
出自： H. A. L. Fisher