Thesaurus / rile

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The accounts have the potential to reach millions of followers and other world leaders as well as rile up or calm the masses.
Researchers knew that these gorier deaths are involved in some inflammatory conditions, but apoptosis wasn’t previously known to rile up the immune system, Kanneganti says.
In the closing months of his administration, Mayor Kevin Faulconer is pushing a major housing reform that would make it easier for developers to build taller buildings with rent-controlled apartments near transit, riling community groups.
His p. 156letters in the papers used to rile my people terribly.
But his father has a grip on the worst elements here, and everyone seems afraid to rile up the old wrecker.
DARRY THE LIFE SAVERFRANK V. WEBSTER
They rile me—that talk about 'people in the humbler walks of life.'
THE SPENDERSHARRY LEON WILSON
But it does rile me to hear that one of these fellows has called himself a newspaper man.
THE COLOSSUSOPIE READ
It seemed to Myron that the chap deliberately sought him out in order to rile him.
FULL-BACK FOSTERRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
"I can rile him every time about Laramie," said he, affectionately.
LIN MCLEANOWEN WISTER
And when you rile up at the rot about "'Arries Abroad," I agree.

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