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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cause annoyance in. Excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame; Excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus;

Usage examples (36)
  • It is best to avoid large quantities of caffeine and alcohol as these irritate the bladder.
  • irritate the glands of a leaf
  • Tony swung back to him, his expression irritate "What are you talking about?"
  • (even by the fact that the word irritate has too many double letters in it). for more
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