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  • as inprovoke
  • as inrile

synonyms for try one's patience

  • aggravate
  • anger
  • enrage
  • foment
  • incite
  • inflame
  • infuriate
  • irk
  • irritate
  • offend
  • raise
  • abet
  • abrade
  • affront
  • annoy
  • bother
  • bug
  • chafe
  • exasperate
  • exercise
  • fret
  • gall
  • get
  • grate
  • incense
  • insult
  • madden
  • nag
  • perturb
  • pique
  • rile
  • roil
  • ruffle
  • set
  • upset
  • vex
  • get on one's nerves
  • get under one's skin
  • hit where one lives
  • make blood boil
  • make waves
  • put out
  • set on
  • whip up
  • work into lather
  • work up
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antonyms for try one's patience

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  • alleviate
  • appease
  • calm
  • delight
  • discourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • pacify
  • placate
  • please
  • soothe
  • stop
  • aid
  • assuage
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • gratify
  • hinder
  • ignore
  • lose
  • end
  • halt
  • prevent
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How to use try one's patience in a sentence

He shall pass into strange countries: for he shall try good and evil among men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Who is in a decrepit age, and that is in care about all things, and to the distrustful that loseth patience!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
These hills, if we have to mount them, shall sorely try the thews of horse and man.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So my mother begged me to slip into the Rooms, with what was left, and try to get something back.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When Grandfather Mole overheard Mrs. Robin making such a remark he would quite likely advise her to "try a smaller one."
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Who has patience for the recapitulation of a string of names, when a group of faces may be placed simultaneously before him?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When a leaf is so young that it wraps itself around the main stalk it's useless to try to turn it over.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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