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infuriate
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  • He could read Arabic, and he infuriated his fellow chemists by asserting that the Arabs had anticipated all their researches.
  • The struggle, in its contrast to the aching sweetness of Leora, had infuriated him.
  • Her indolent amusement, her manner of treating him as though they were a pair of children making tongues at each other in a railroad station, was infuriating to the earnest young assistant of Professor Gottlieb.
  • He had learned from Gottlieb the trick of using the word "control" in reference to the person or animal or chemical left untreated during an experiment, as a standard for comparison; and there is no trick more infuriating.
  • This was infuriating, because none of their rights as American citizens was better established, or more often used, than the privilege of being ill.
  • It had held a Glad-hand Week, when everybody was supposed to speak to at least three strangers daily, to the end that infuriated elderly traveling salesmen were back-slapped all day long by hearty and powerful unknown persons.
  • As a youngster he had a fight or two with ruffling subalterns; once he spent a week in jail; often he was infuriated by discriminations against Jews: and at forty he went sadly off to the America which could never become militaristic or anti-Semitic—to the Hoagland Laboratory in Brooklyn, then to Queen City University as professor of bacteriology.
  • He was cheerful, but never with the reproving and infuriating cheerfulness of an Ira Hinkley.
  • Then behold the Dr. Martin Arrowsmith who had once infuriated Angus Duer and Irving Watters by his sarcasm on medical standards upholding to a lewdly grinning Bert Tozer the benevolence and scientific knowledge of all doctors; proclaiming that no medicine had ever (at least by any Winnemac graduate) been prescribed in vain nor any operation needlessly performed.
  • Outside, Schlemihl pressed down the button of the motor horn and held it, producing a demanding, infuriating yawp which made Martin cry, "For God’s sake go out and make ’cause quit that, will you, and let me alone!

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  • She was infuriated by his rude behavior.
  • it infuriated me to think that not too long ago I, like this boy, had foolishly played the clown.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon

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