Example sentences for: irritate

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

  • But it's not Dowd's views that irritate her critics so much as her style and her attitude.

  • A Xanthosoma species has been tentatively identified in an Aztec herbal [ 103 ] . A Xanthosoma species called "chou poivre" was rubbed on the body by the Caribs in Dominica as a charm before going to war [ 103 ] . Another species called "chou froidure" was used as an infusion for chills [ 103 ] . Xanthosoma auriculatum leaf sap is used in Brazil for severe wounds and skin diseases [ 103 ] . Xanthosoma brasiliense and Xanthosoma undipes probably contain irritating compounds that irritate mucous membranes [ 138 129 ] . Xanthosoma brasiliense belongs to the Araceae family, which generally contain glycoflavones, flavonols and proanthocyanidins.

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

  • 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.”

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


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