Thesaurus / annoy


Many will be shamed into apology, who would annoy you for hours, if you encouraged them by acts of rudeness on your own part.THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Something had happened to disappoint and annoy them—that much he could gather from their gestures and impassioned speech.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
You will probably cause utter confusion in the set, annoy the others forming it, and make yourself appear absurd.THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
There is a distinction also between acts that annoy and those that injure adjoining property.PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
They don't know when to stop talking about it, they really annoy one with extravagant praises of them.THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Let each one be allowed to think as he chooses, but let him not be allowed to annoy others for their mode of thinking.SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
These things need not annoy a speaker; yet they are conditions which must be obeyed by a writer.ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
If I understand you rightly, monsieur, you have decided to rid yourself of persons who annoy you or displease you?THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
But let me tell you and your hero, that if any of you dare to annoy or lift a finger at me again, you shall do it at your peril.ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
That is more than I know, madame; but this much is certain, this tenant is not likely to annoy you in any way.THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE


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