irritate 미국·영국 [|ɪrɪteɪt]
That man really irritates me!
Some drugs can irritate the lining of the stomach.
She irritated her skin by scratching too much.
Marchall's confrontataional style could (alienate/estrange/seclude) almost anyone : he even antagonized a board of directors that included a number of his supporters and that had a reputation for not being easily (provoke, irritated, unruffled) p.24 n.161 ex3>