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present participle of irritate
as in bothering
to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts constant chatter irritated the student, who was trying to concentrate on a hard assignment

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as in scratching
to make sore by continued rubbing new shoes usually irritate my feet

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“Irritating.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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