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  • 101 get to — verb 1. reach a goal, e.g., make the first team (Freq. 4) We made it! She may not make the grade • Syn: ↑reach, ↑make, ↑progress to • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 102 ex|as|per|ate — «verb. ehg ZAS puh rayt, ZAHS ; adjective. EHG|ZAS puh riht, ZAHS », verb, at|ed, at|ing, adjective. –v.t. 1. to irritate very much; annoy greatly; make angry: »The little boy s constant noise exasperated his father. SYNONYM(S): incense, anger,… …

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  • 103 ir´ri|ta´tor — ir|ri|tate «IHR uh tayt», transitive verb, tat|ed, tat|ing. 1. to make impatient or angry; annoy; provoke; vex: »The boy s foolish questions irritated his mother. Flies irritate horses. 2 …

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  • 104 ir´ri|tat´ing|ly — ir|ri|tate «IHR uh tayt», transitive verb, tat|ed, tat|ing. 1. to make impatient or angry; annoy; provoke; vex: »The boy s foolish questions irritated his mother. Flies irritate horses. 2 …

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  • 105 ir|ri|tate — «IHR uh tayt», transitive verb, tat|ed, tat|ing. 1. to make impatient or angry; annoy; provoke; vex: »The boy s foolish questions irritated his mother. Flies irritate horses. 2 …

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  • 106 Aggravate — Ag gra*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggravated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggravating}.] [L. aggravatus, p. p. of aggravare. See {Aggrieve}.] 1. To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase. [Obs.] To aggravate thy store. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 107 Aggravated — Aggravate Ag gra*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggravated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggravating}.] [L. aggravatus, p. p. of aggravare. See {Aggrieve}.] 1. To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase. [Obs.] To aggravate thy store. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 108 Aggravating — Aggravate Ag gra*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggravated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggravating}.] [L. aggravatus, p. p. of aggravare. See {Aggrieve}.] 1. To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase. [Obs.] To aggravate thy store. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 109 Inflame — In*flame , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inflamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inflaming}.] [OE. enflamen, OF. enflamer, F. enflammer, L. inflammare, inflammatum; pref. in in + flammare to flame, fr. flamma flame. See {Flame}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; to… …

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  • 110 Inflamed — Inflame In*flame , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inflamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inflaming}.] [OE. enflamen, OF. enflamer, F. enflammer, L. inflammare, inflammatum; pref. in in + flammare to flame, fr. flamma flame. See {Flame}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; …

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  • 111 Inflaming — Inflame In*flame , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inflamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inflaming}.] [OE. enflamen, OF. enflamer, F. enflammer, L. inflammare, inflammatum; pref. in in + flammare to flame, fr. flamma flame. See {Flame}.] 1. To set on fire; to kindle; …

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  • 112 Pique — Pique, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Piqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piquing}.] [F. piquer. See {Pike}.] 1. To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger. [1913 Webster] Pique her, and soothe in turn. Byron.… …

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  • 113 Piqued — Pique Pique, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Piqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piquing}.] [F. piquer. See {Pike}.] 1. To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger. [1913 Webster] Pique her, and soothe in turn.… …

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  • 114 Piquing — Pique Pique, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Piqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piquing}.] [F. piquer. See {Pike}.] 1. To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger. [1913 Webster] Pique her, and soothe in turn.… …

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  • 115 Stimulate — Stim u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stimulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stimulating}.] [L. stimulatus, p. p. of stimulare to prick or goad on, to incite, fr. stimulus a goad. See {Stimulus}.] 1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate,… …

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  • 116 Stimulated — Stimulate Stim u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stimulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stimulating}.] [L. stimulatus, p. p. of stimulare to prick or goad on, to incite, fr. stimulus a goad. See {Stimulus}.] 1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or …

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  • 117 Stimulating — Stimulate Stim u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stimulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stimulating}.] [L. stimulatus, p. p. of stimulare to prick or goad on, to incite, fr. stimulus a goad. See {Stimulus}.] 1. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or …

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  • 118 Tease — (t[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teasing}.] [AS. t?san to pluck, tease; akin to OD. teesen, MHG. zeisen, Dan. t[ae]se, t[ae]sse. [root]58. Cf. {Touse}.] 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool. Wordsworth …

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  • 119 Tease tenon — Tease Tease (t[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teasing}.] [AS. t?san to pluck, tease; akin to OD. teesen, MHG. zeisen, Dan. t[ae]se, t[ae]sse. [root]58. Cf. {Touse}.] 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool …

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  • 120 Teased — Tease Tease (t[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teasing}.] [AS. t?san to pluck, tease; akin to OD. teesen, MHG. zeisen, Dan. t[ae]se, t[ae]sse. [root]58. Cf. {Touse}.] 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool …

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