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  • as inirritate
  • as inpeeve
  • as inrile
  • as inrub the wrong way
  • as inget
  • as ingrate

synonyms for rub wrong way

  • aggravate
  • annoy
  • bother
  • confuse
  • disturb
  • enrage
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • incense
  • inflame
  • infuriate
  • irk
  • offend
  • peeve
  • provoke
  • rankle
  • rattle
  • rile
  • sour
  • vex
  • abrade
  • affront
  • bug
  • burn
  • chafe
  • distemper
  • fret
  • get
  • grate
  • harass
  • madden
  • needle
  • nettle
  • pain
  • pester
  • pique
  • rasp
  • roil
  • ruffle
  • try
  • drive up the wall
  • get on nerves
  • get under skin
  • put out
  • rub the wrong way
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antonyms for rub wrong way

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  • aid
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • organize
  • pacify
  • placate
  • please
  • soothe
  • assist
  • assuage
  • mollify
  • make happy
  • help
  • please
  • enchant
  • charm
  • attract
  • mollify
  • appease
  • delight
  • assist
  • aid
  • soothe
  • comfort
  • calm
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    How to use rub wrong way in a sentence

    It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
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    "Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
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    In this way bundles of the plants are easily made, and in most cases these can be readily carried about.
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    You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
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    She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
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    There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
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    Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
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    He asked what time was usually spent in determining between right and wrong, and what degree of expense?
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
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    Really, he had made astonishing speed for one who had tunnelled his way underp.
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