verb (used with object), ex·as·per·at·ed, ex·as·per·at·ing.
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Origin of exasperate
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OTHER WORDS FROM exasperateex·as·per·at·er, nounex·as·per·at·ing·ly, adverbun·ex·as·per·at·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH exasperateexacerbate, exasperate
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Example sentences from the Web for exasperate
As long as Congresses and Presidents exasperate each other, Schlesinger will have an audience, and an afterlife.The Man with the President’s Ear, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and JFK|Ted Widmer|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just to exasperate Dayton further I put in a plea for gifts as against character in educational, artistic, and legislative work.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
For—perhaps this was partly the effect of the unrelenting heat—her insipid coquetries had begun to exasperate me more and more.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
What divisions separate the human race, and exasperate men against each other!Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
She added several other Sayings which instead of pacifying this silly Queen, did but exasperate her the more.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
It seems to me that the best way is to describe, with the simplest precision, those things that exasperate one.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert