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synonyms for irked

  • annoy
  • bother
  • disturb
  • gall
  • inconvenience
  • irritate
  • peeve
  • provoke
  • rile
  • vex
  • abrade
  • bug
  • discommode
  • eat
  • fret
  • harass
  • incommode
  • miff
  • nettle
  • rasp
  • ruffle
  • trouble
  • get on nerves
  • get to
  • give a hard time
  • make waves
  • put out
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antonyms for irked

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  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • appease
  • mollify
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How to use irked in a sentence

Case told me that one of the things that irked her after her accident was the number of people who wanted to lecture her on how you should never run alone in the mountains.
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These nudges irk critics, who say the options game is one novices shouldn’t play, not least because pros can take advantage of newbies’ inexperience.
ROBINHOOD’S NEXT ADVENTURE: STEALING MARKET SHARE FROM THE RICHJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
That irks Valley Center Municipal Water District’s general manager, Gary Arant.
ANOTHER AGENCY WRESTLES WITH A WEIGHTED VOTING STRUCTUREMACKENZIE ELMERNOVEMBER 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One of India’s leading jewellery brands, Tanishq, is under fire over an advertisement it released last week that irked the country’s right-wing conservatives.
TITAN’S STOCK HAS RISEN 70% DURING A YEAR OF ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN AND A PANDEMICPRATHAMESH MULYEOCTOBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
The aggressive new tactic by the IRS is likely to irk many in the cryptocurrency industry given that current tax rules consider any sale or purchase involving crypto—such as buying a cup of coffee with Bitcoin—to be a taxable event.
THE IRS IS ADDING A CRYPTOCURRENCY QUESTION TO FORM 1040 FOR 2020JEFFSEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Members of the City Council I spoke with were irked but not surprised by the city’s reasoning.
WHEN IS A MEETING NOT A MEETING AND A LAWMAKER NOT A LAWMAKER? WHEN IT’S LORI LIGHTFOOT’S CHICAGO.BY MICK DUMKESEPTEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
He stood on the step, jerking his chin upward and forward as though his collar irked him.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
I got irked again and demanded that the operator connect me with the registration clerk.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
Captain Guzman said these words were wise, and Martella was compelled reluctantly to accept the situation, though it irked him.
UP THE FORKED RIVEREDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
He had enjoyed the holiday on Earth though it irked him to recall that hed been obliged to do good here and there.
SATAN AND THE COMRADESRALPH BENNITT
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WORDS RELATED TO IRKED

  • bothered
  • irked
  • miffed
  • sore
  • balked
  • crabbed
  • cramped
  • crimped
  • defeated
  • discontented
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • embittered
  • foiled
  • hung up on
  • irked
  • resentful
  • stymied
  • through the mill
  • ungratified
  • unsated
  • unslaked
  • up the wall
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