To cause annoyance in; disturb, esp. by minor irritations: SYN. rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, devil.
1. To cause to be bored; SYN. tire.
2. To drill a hole into; SYN. drill.
tidal flow of water up estuaries
wall of water advancing up narrow estuary at certain tides.
1. To intrude or enter uninvited.
2. To make confused or perplexed or puzzled.
3. To make nervous or agitated.
ETYM See 1 st Irritant.
To cause to be in a worse state.