irritate

[v] - physiology and biology: excite to some characteristic action or condition, as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus 2. [v] - excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame
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Irritate

• (v. t.) To increase the action or violence of; to heighten excitement in; to intensify; to stimulate. • (v. t.) To produce irritation in; to stimulate; to cause to contract. See Irritation, n., 2. • (v. t.) To render null and void. • (a.) Excited; heightened. • (v. t.) To excite anger or displeasure in; to provoke; to tea...
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irritate

verb excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame; `Aspirin irritates my stomach`
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Irritate

Ir'ri·tate adjective Excited; heightened. [ Obsolete]
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Irritate

Ir'ri·tate transitive verb [ See 1 st Irritant .] To render null and void. [ R.] Abp. Bramhall.
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irritate

1. To increase the action or violence of; to heighten excitement in; to intensify; to stimulate. 'Cold maketh the spirits vigorous and irritateth them.' (Bacon) ... 2. To excite anger or displeasure in; to provoke; to tease; to exasperate; to annoy; to vex; as, the insolence of a tyrant irritates his subjects. 'Dismiss the man, nor irritate the god...
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irritate

irritate (IR i tayt') 1. Annoy, vex, anger, make angry, make impatient, peeve, provoke, exasperate, irk: 'The child's whining irritated the nurse.' 2. Make painful, aggravate, make sensitive, inflame, make sore, make swollen, rub against, chafe: 'Woolen clothing will irritate the rash.' Ire comes from Latin ira-, 'anger', which also gives us...
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