• WordNet 3.6
    • v hassle annoy continually or chronically "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked","This man harasses his female co-workers"
    • n hassle disorderly fighting
    • n hassle an angry disturbance "he didn't want to make a fuss","they had labor trouble","a spot of bother"
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In literature:

The owners of the codes themselves are victimized, and lose time and money and peace of mind in the hassle.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The panel hassled her for specifics.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
As darkness grew they came nearer inshore, until in the fading light they recognized the railway station at Hassle.
"The Pit Prop Syndicate" by Freeman Wills Crofts
Freedom to all - is also freedom from being conned or hassled.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
A hassle started, and the editor called the Honolulu police.
"The Unnecessary Man" by Gordon Randall Garrett
You two get in a hassle?
"Tinker's Dam" by Joseph Tinker
His name's Pat; we got to talking while you were hassling with Colonel Greggson.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Such would be an administrative hassle, nothing to challenge an E at all, not even a Junior.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
We got into a hassle in a nightspot last night.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Now come along or we'll be in the middle of a jurisdictional hassle when the native cops arrive.
"Insidekick" by Jesse Franklin Bone
But then I thought again about Carly Grove, who'd found Kevin in no time at all, with zero hassles.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
You're the ones facing the legal hassles, you're the ones who invented it.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Hassling was a Scot, formerly an officer in the cavalry of the voevoda of Vilna, whom Kmita knew in Kyedani, and in his time loved much.
"The Deluge, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Henryk Sienkiewicz

In news:

Let's settle Legion Field lease hassle .
The hassle to remake a house.
Cut unnecessary hassle of college loans.
Walsh's No- Hassle Flying Act heads to Senate.
They're Worth the Hassle .
Editor's Note: Don't Hassle the Hoff.
For Olympian, getting javelin in the air can be a hassle .
Lower- hassle airport security checks in return for sharing more personal information have arrived in Indianapolis.
One Doc's Prescription For Hassle -Free Healthcare.
( Provided by Big Hassle ).
As you'll see, your computer and smartphone can help save you time, hassle and money — just like Good Housekeeping .
Because the toilet is attached to the wall, cleaning under the bowl is hassle-free, making it ideal for multi-family or commercial installations.
LONDONDERRY — While some may dread winter driving and the hassles of New Hampshire weather, one local artist finds his greatest inspiration at this time of year.
If the federal debt cap actually kept spending in check, it might be worth the hassle.
During the "Great Recession," traffic levels dropped and the congested interchange west of Boca Raton became less of a hassle to navigate.

In science:

First and foremost, this means that the amount of extra information that has to flow has to be minimized – typing a full command, or determining values for additional parameters, is already too much of a hassle.
A novel approach to symbolic algebra
This software suite with integrated operative system provides effortless parallelization of sequential code and hassle-free control of on-chip resources like DMA channels, Host PC interaction and peripheral interface.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
We would play two national teams without any overs limit since it was a too much of a hassle to count the number of deliveries1. A book cricketer would construct his own team and match it up against his friend.
Bernoulli Runs: Using "Book Cricket" to Evaluate Cricketers
So for example it is a hassle to deal with injective resolutions over this ring.
Representations of finite groups: Local cohomology and support
We can try to cure this by using the ordinary cohomology ring, but then the maximal ideal of positive degree elements needs special treatment, and keeping track of this is again a hassle.
Representations of finite groups: Local cohomology and support
Each of the cited bene fits is potentially attainabl e to a greater degree in true peer review but without all the hassles and pretensions that are associated with the former.
True Peer Review
The math in itself is straightforward, however computer implementation proved to be somewhat of a hassle.
B-Reconstruction Methods via Geometro-Kinematic Constraints (I)
Each of these generating functions are simple enough that exact formulas can be obtained with relatively little hassle.
Expected Patterns in Permutation Classes