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irritate


irritate

verb ir·ri·tate \ˈir-ə-ˌtāt\
ir·ri·tat·edir·ri·tat·ing

Definition of IRRITATE

transitive verb
1
:  to provoke impatience, anger, or displeasure in
2
:  to cause (an organ or tissue) to be irritable :  produce irritation in <harsh soaps may irritate the skin>
3
:  to produce excitation in (as a nerve) :  cause (as a muscle) to contract
intransitive verb
:  to induce irritation
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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