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Word: exasperate

Definition: vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)


Sentences Containing 'exasperate'

Chapter34When they were gone, Elizabeth, as if intending to exasperate herself as much as possible against Mr. Darcy, chose for her employment the examination of all the letters which Jane had written to her since her being in Kent.
Would now the wind but had a body; but all the things that most exasperate and outrage mortal man, all these things are bodiless, but only bodiless as objects, not as agents.
``You may think my departure strange and foolish,''said the young man;``you do not know how a paragraph in a newspaper may exasperate one.

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