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.
  • "It was a small estate that brought in no profit," replied Prince Andrew, trying to extenuate his action so as not to irritate the old man uselessly.

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