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Definition of exasperate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    exasperate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪɡˈzæspəˌreɪt//
     
    exasperate somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exasperate
     
    he / she / it exasperates
     
    past simple exasperated
     
    -ing form exasperating
     
     
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  1. 1to annoy or irritate someone very much synonym infuriate
  2. 2 Her moods exasperated him.
exasperation
 
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NAmE//ɪɡˌzæspəˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] He shook his head in exasperation. a groan/look/sigh of exasperation
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: exasperate