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1. exasperate

verb. ['ɪgˈzæspɝˌeɪt'] exasperate or irritate.

Synonyms

  • aggravate
  • anger

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

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Words that Rhyme with Exasperate

  • aspirate

Example sentences of the word exasperate


1. Verb, base form
If they are stressed or move in a way that could exasperate the injury, discontinue treatment.

Quotes containing the word exasperate


1. Bad people are, from the point of view of art, fascinating studies. They represent colour, variety and strangeness. Good people exasperate one's reason; bad people stir one's imagination.
- Oscar Wilde

2. exasperate

verb. ['ɪgˈzæspɝˌeɪt'] make worse.

Synonyms

  • aggravate
  • irritate
  • alter
  • exacerbate
  • worsen
  • modify
  • change
  • inflame
  • degrade

Antonyms

  • better
  • please
  • stifle
  • deconcentrate

3. exasperate

verb. ['ɪgˈzæspɝˌeɪt'] make furious.

Synonyms

  • infuriate
  • anger

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
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