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Adjective: exasperating  ig'zãs-pu,rey-ting or eg'zãs-pu,rey-ting
  1. Extremely annoying or displeasing
    "his cavalier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day";
    - infuriating, maddening, vexing
  2. Making worse
    "exasperating factors in any movement extend over time";
    - aggravating, exacerbating
Verb: exasperate  ig'zãs-pu,reyt or eg'zãs-pu,reyt
  1. Make very annoyed or frustrated
    - exacerbate, aggravate
  2. Make furious
    "The boy knew how to exasperate his mother";
    - infuriate, incense[2]
  3. Make worse
    - worsen, aggravate, exacerbate

See also: displeasing, intensifying

Type of: alter, anger, change, modify