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To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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“I fully admit I have gone out of my way on more than one occasion to needle and to antagonize him.”
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Present participle for to implant bitter feelings in (someone)
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“Your harsh and constant criticisms will only serve to antagonize your staff further.”
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Present participle for to act in opposition to
“In reasonable doses, the drug will antagonize the depressant effects of thiopental in rats and morphine in rabbits.”
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Present participle for to cause pain through mistreatment
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Present participle for to harass, badger, taunt, or abuse verbally
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Present participle for to offend the moral feelings of
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Present participle for to come face to face with someone or something with hostile or argumentative intent
Adjective
That exasperates, infuriates, annoys or irritates
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