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irk

irk

 
 
pronunciation:
uhrk
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: irked, irking, irks
definition: to annoy, irritate, or exasperate.
It irked her that he was late for dinner yet again.
 
synonyms:
annoy, bug, exasperate, irritate, miff, nettle, peeve, rile, roil, tee off, vex
antonyms:
please
similar words:
aggravate, anger, bother, chafe, enrage, gall, grate, gripe, incense, infuriate, offend, pester, provoke, rasp, ruffle
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