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nettle
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to annoy — especially with minor irritations
  • "If you mean me by that," said Mr. Tulliver, considerably nettled, "you needn't trouble yourself to fret about me.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (86% in)

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