Synonyms and related words:
aggravate, agitate, annoy, arouse, badger, bait, be at, beat, beat up, bedevil, beset, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag, burn up, chafe, chivy, churn, churn up, convulse, devil, disarrange, discompose, disquiet, distemper, disturb, dog, embitter, exasperate, excite, exercise, fash, ferment, flurry, fret, get, grate, gripe, harass, harry, heckle, hector, hound, huff, incense, inflame, irk, irritate, miff, molest, mud, muddle, muddy, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, paddle, peeve, persecute, perturb, perturbate, pester, pick on, pique, plague, pluck the beard, pother, provoke, put out, rankle, ride, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, rumple, set up, shake, shake up, stir, stir the blood, stir up, swirl, tease, torment, trouble, try the patience, tweak the nose, upset, vex, whip, whip up, whisk, work up, worry

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Rile — (r[imac]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riled} (r[imac]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Riling}.] [See {Roil}.] 1. To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil. [1913 Webster] 2. To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex. [1913 Webster] Note: In both senses… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rile — Rile, Gerhard von, Architekt, s. Gerhard 1) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • rile — index badger, bait (harass), disaffect, discompose, harry (harass), incense, irritate …   Law dictionary

  • rile — [raıl] v [T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: roil] informal to make someone extremely angry ▪ He was the calmest guy I ever knew nothing ever riled him. ▪ That class gets me so riled up …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rile — [ raıl ] verb transitive to annoy someone: The president s outspoken remarks have riled conservatives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rile — (v.) 1825, American English spelling alteration to reflect a dialectal pronunciation of ROIL (Cf. roil) (q.v.); Cf. heist from hoist. Related: Riled; riling …   Etymology dictionary

  • rile — [v] anger, upset acerbate, aggravate, annoy, bother, bug*, disturb, exasperate, gall, get one’s goat*, get under skin*, grate, inflame, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, provoke, put out*, roil, rub one the wrong way*, try one’s patience*,… …   New thesaurus

  • rile — ► VERB informal ▪ annoy or irritate. ORIGIN variant of ROIL(Cf. ↑roil) …   English terms dictionary

  • rile — [rīl] vt. riled, riling [var. of ROIL] [Informal or Dial.] Informal Dial. 1. ROIL 2. to anger; irritate …   English World dictionary

  • rile|y — «RY lee», adjective. Especially U.S. Informal. 1. angry; irritable; vexed. 2. roiled; turbid …   Useful english dictionary

  • rile — feb·rile; rile; scur·rile; …   English syllables

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