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exasperated
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Great Expectations
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  • At that point, my convict became so frantically exasperated, that he would have rushed upon him but for the interposition of the soldiers.
  • Meanwhile, councils went on in the kitchen at home, fraught with almost insupportable aggravation to my exasperated spirit.
  • Then, Drummle glanced at me, with an insolent triumph on his great-jowled face that cut me to the heart, dull as he was, and so exasperated me, that I felt inclined to take him in my arms (as the robber in the story-book is said to have taken the old lady) and seat him on the fire.
  • "Why do you, a stranger coming into my rooms at this time of the night, ask that question?" said I. "You’re a game one," he returned, shaking his head at me with a deliberate affection, at once most unintelligible and most exasperating; "I’m glad you’ve grow’d up, a game one!
  • "Now," said Pumblechook, and all this with a most exasperating air of saying in the cause of virtue what was perfectly convincing and conclusive, "I will tell you what to say to Joseph.

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  • She was exasperated by his teasing.
  • My little brother can be exasperating. He’s always testing his boundaries.

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