Sentence Examples


  • "I'm afraid it will irritate your wound," she reasoned.
  • He was still watching her – probably wondering what he had done to irritate her – maybe even wondering if she was upset or merely busy.
  • He had no idea if she'd respond or not; he did it more to irritate her than because he was thirsty.
  • The reason for this extreme degeneration is probably to be found in the sandy nature of the soil in which the creature burrows, a substance which would evidently irritate and inflame any functional remnant of an eye.
  • Most of the responsibility lay with the Vatican, which had arranged the procession in the way best calculated to irritate Italian feeling, but little excuse can be offered for the failure of the Italian authorities to maintain public order.

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