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.
  • 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.
  • The Jagiellos, as a rule, prudently avoided committing themselves to any political system which might irritate the still distant but much-dreaded Turk, but when their dominions extended so far southwards as to embrace Moldavia, the observance of a strict neutrality became exceedingly difficult.

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