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synonyms for riles

  • annoy
  • bother
  • disturb
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • inflame
  • irk
  • irritate
  • peeve
  • provoke
  • roil
  • vex
  • acerbate
  • aggravate
  • bug
  • grate
  • nettle
  • pique
  • get one's goat
  • get under skin
  • put out
  • rub one the wrong way
  • try one's patience
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antonyms for riles

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  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • pacify
  • placate
  • please
  • soothe
  • mollify
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How to use riles in a sentence

The mystery of the broken bottle was now clear to him, and he longed to charge Riles with the deed.
THE BAIL JUMPERROBERT J. C. STEAD
And a horse doesn't mind a well-proportioned fellow; it's the wabbling fat man that riles him.
AN ARKANSAS PLANTEROPIE PERCIVAL READ
It riles me, however, that the affair was so atrociously bungled by Crenshaw and the others.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
Every time I think of Nan risking her life to save that good-for-nothing, it riles me clear through.
NAN SHERWOOD'S SUMMER HOLIDAYSANNIE ROE CARR
Wen a man begins to humbug me by callin things by their wrong names to try an deceive me, it allus riles me onaccountably.
LETTERS OF MAJOR JACK DOWNING, OF THE DOWNINGVILLE MILITIASEBA SMITH
Some apples sets my teeth on aidge before I know it, some victuals riles my stomach jest to mention 'em.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
He has his old man's temper thet riles up at nuthin' an' never felt a halter.
THE MYSTERIOUS RIDERZANE GREY
Riles had the wound dressed by a doctor and met the evening train, where he engaged a harvester just out from Ontario.
THE BAIL JUMPERROBERT J. C. STEAD
And before the astonished Riles could find an answer the hired man continued, Ta, ta, Mr. Riles.
THE BAIL JUMPERROBERT J. C. STEAD
The illumination came upon Riles as he stooked the oats himself that forenoon.
THE BAIL JUMPERROBERT J. C. STEAD
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