But he felt he had to conceal something from her, and it irked him.
It was soon seen, too, that just as he irked her, so she disparaged him—an open road to others.
He continued pacing to and fro, irked by his predicament, frowning with thought.
After the humiliation of what had been said it irked Tabs to have to see him pay it.
He shook himself, as though his clothes, perhaps ...