HyperDic: rile

English > 2 senses of the word rile:
VERBemotionrile, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilcause annoyance in
contactrile, roilmake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
rile > pronunciation
Soundsray'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > rile: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to rile Sue
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
English > rile: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake turbid by stirring up the sediments of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymroil
Narrowermuddle, puddlemake into a puddle
Broaderagitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise upchange the arrangement or position of
Spanishagitar, enturbiar, sulfurar
Catalanagitar

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