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irritate

(ĭr′ĭ-tāt′)
v. irri·tated, irri·tating, irri·tates
v.tr.
1. To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy: a loud, bossy voice that irritates listeners.
2. To make sore or inflamed: The smoke irritated my eyes.
3. Physiology To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
v.intr.
To be a cause of impatience or anger.

ir′ri·tat′ing·ly adv.
ir′ri·ta′tor n.
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