nag, peck, hen-peck
Meaning: bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"
Meaning: worry persistently; "nagging concerns and doubts"
She had to nag them.
Reuben's nag was lame as usual; she refused to budge at first.
The Squire now clucked to his nag, and as they rode away he said,
See here, Mary, how would you like a little ride with me on my nag?"
An Englishman too!--He ought to have known Reuben's nag was not fit to drive."
I am sure that, not two leagues from here, we shall come across that wily Reuben, his nag, his cart and the tall stranger all in a heap in the middle of the road."
"He took the words out of my mouth, your Excellency: when I was about to offer the wealthy Englishman my horse and cart, to take him wheresoever he chose, Reuben had already spoken, and offered his half-starved nag, and his broken-down cart."