verb (used with object), ex·as·per·at·ed, ex·as·per·at·ing.
Origin of exasperate
Examples from the Web for exasperate
He was gone upon this pretended mission some little time; quite long enough further to exasperate the privateer Captain.Strange Stories of Colonial Days|Various
It is true that during the first year there were many things to exasperate the troops.The War in South Africa|Arthur Conan Doyle
At length his continued ill success began to exasperate him.McTeague|Frank Norris
France is certain to conquer the Continent, and our interference will only 'exasperate and accelerate.'Hours in a Library|Leslie Stephen
He took care to exasperate them to the utmost, by representing all their misfortunes.The History of Virginia, in Four Parts|Robert Beverley