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ir·ri·tate

irritate

 
 
pronunciation:
I rih teIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: irritates, irritating, irritated
definition 1: to anger or annoy.
It irritates me when you tap your fingers on the table.
synonyms:
annoy
similar words:
anger, bother, bug
definition 2: to make sore or red.
The detergent irritated his skin.
synonyms:
excite
similar words:
induce, provoke
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derivation: irritator (n.)
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