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.

  • Arendt's conception of the public was phrased in quasimilitaristic language almost expressly designed to irritate feminists (it didn't, but only because they had stopped listening).

  • 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.

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

  • --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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