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nettle
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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to annoy — especially with minor irritations
  • Keimer, being in the street, look'd up and saw me, call'd out to me in a loud voice and angry tone to mind my business, adding some reproachful words, that nettled me the more for their publicity, all the neighbors who were looking out on the same occasion being witnesses how I was treated.

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