Example sentences for: irritate

How can you use “irritate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Which is fine, because wipes that are too wet must then be followed up with several dry-cloth swipes, which can irritate the skin.

  • Chemical contaminants in sludges, which irritate the skin and mucous membranes, may be responsible for an increased host susceptibility.

  • Risks of infection with S. aureus may also depend on environmental processes that enhance the ability of sewage sludges to irritate the skin and respiratory tract.

  • King Edward VIII used to irritate his father, George V, by pronouncing lady as “LIDY” (to rhyme with tidy ), and when he became Duke of Windsor he further upset everyone by following his wife's pronunciation of Duke as “DOOK.”

  • --mentally ill, and that charging money to see him alternately irritate and infantilize his audiences was the modern equivalent of Bedlam.

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