Part of speech:
Distress is defined as causing someone to feel anxious or depressed, or to finish a piece of furniture in a way that makes it look old or worn.
To manage to get (along or through) in the face of trials and difficulties
To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To incite to anger or resentment:
To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
(Intransitive) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
Irritating; vexing; bothersome
Showing or expressing anger:
Put out of order; jumbled
The definition of restive is someone who feels nervous when criticized or controlled, or a person or animal that stubbornly refuses to move forward.
(Law, of an action) Commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, without due cause.
Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.
A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
(Archaic) Discomfort, sorrow, trouble, etc.
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
To oppose in any way; resist
Fret is defined as to feel worry or annoyance about something.
To bustle about or worry, esp. over trifles
To wear away or make sore by abrasion; chafe:
Harass is defined as to torment or irritate.
The definition of hector is to bully.
To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
Nettle is defined as to sting, poke or annoy.
To offend is to do something offensive to someone, or to break a civil or religious law.
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
Rile is defined as to anger or annoy.
To stir up; agitate
To spur or prick (a horse, etc.) with or as with a rowel
To flip through the pages of a book:
To treat with spite; show spite toward:
To tantalize is defined as to tease someone by showing them something which is desirable and then not providing it.
To annoy or harass by persistent mocking or poking fun, playful fooling, etc.
To disturb; agitate; disquiet
To tip over; overturn
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To bring comfort, composure, or relief.
To be agreeable to; give pleasure to; satisfy
(Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
To sail away, to depart.
To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations
Pain is defined as to hurt or cause suffering.
To involve in mystery or obscurity; make obscure or hard to understand
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To make, force, or drive by or as by hitting, flailing, or pounding
To puzzle, confuse, or baffle.
Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
(Usage Problem) To cause to feel indifferent or bored.
To confuse; perplex.
The definition of amaze means to shock or surprise someone.
To rouse strong feelings in; excite.
change the arrangement or position of
To tease or taunt (someone).
To manage to gain access to.
(Brit.) To make, be, or become annoyed, angry, etc.
To annoy, torment, or harass.
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
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