To spur on or stimulate by sharp irritation:
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To anger; irritate
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To irritate; annoy; vex
Miff is defined as to do something that makes another person feel bad, or have something done to you that makes you feel bad.
To excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
(Archaic) To incite, stimulate.
To envy and resent (someone) because of that person's possession or enjoyment of (something); begrudge
To irritate; vex; annoy; worry
(--- Physiology) To produce increased activity or response in (an organ, tissue, or part); stimulate.
To exasperate is defined as to cause someone to become greatly irritated or annoyed.
Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
Trigger is defined as to fire a gun or to start a series of events or emotions.
To put spurs on; as, a spurred boot.
To move or inspire by suggestion
To cause (the bowels) to evacuate.
To cause to be enthusiastic:
To cause by inciting; foment
To occasion, cause, or produce
To cause inflammation in (some organ or tissue)
The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.
The definition of galvanize is to inspire or stimulate someone to act, or to apply an electric current.
Foment is defined as to cause trouble, or to treat the skin with warm water or lotions.
To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.
(Obs.) To attack; assail
(Obs.) To swell with pride or arrogance
To insult openly or purposely; offend; slight
To please greatly:
To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
To have or cause pain
To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
Find another word for piquing. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for piquing, like: offending, stinging, stimulating, riling, provoking, priding, pouting, nettling, miffing, irritating and incensing.