The biggest political book of the season is riling up both sides of the pond.
Palin could play a similar role in the 2012 primaries, riling up the base while appalling moderates and independents.
Almost every aspect of the SarcMark succeeded in riling one commentator or another.
Their Junkers, like ours, had drunk to The Day; and they should not have let us choose it after riling us for so many years.
I've warned you against her a dozen times, Miss Marvin, but that's what you get for riling a jealous woman!
We didn't let 'em know; we just 'peared, and walked past the house, riling them.
Bull-baiting is nothing to the new game of riling Riley, the injudicious one!
It is sad to think that some carping critic had been riling the sweet soul of Nathan in the year 1732.
Togo was forward, amid crude surroundings, riling the brakemen with his disgusted disdain.
1825, American English spelling alteration to reflect a dialectal pronunciation of roil (q.v.); cf. heist from hoist and in the same era spile for spoil (v.). Bartlett writes that in both England and America roil "is now commonly pronounced and written rile" ["Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]. Related: Riled; riling.