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 for Exasperating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exasperate \Ex*as"per*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exsasperated;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Exasperating.]
     1. To irritate in a high degree; to provoke; to enrage; to
        excite or to inflame the anger of; as, to exasperate a
        person or his feelings.
        [1913 Webster]
              To exsasperate them against the king of France.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To make grievous, or more grievous or malignant; to
        aggravate; to imbitter; as, to exasperate enmity.
        [1913 Webster]
              To exasperate the ways of death.      --Sir T.
     Syn: To irritate; provoke. See Irritate.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  exasperating \exasperating\ adj.
     1. extremely annoying or displeasing.
     Syn: annoying, infuriating, maddening, vexing.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. same as exacerbating.
     Syn: aggravating, exacerbating.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: extremely annoying or displeasing; "his cavelier curtness
             of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating
             day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless
             tumult of the jukebox was maddening" [syn:
             exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexing]
      2: making worse [syn: aggravating, exacerbating,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "exasperating":
     aggravating, aggravative, annoying, bothering, bothersome,
     contentious, disturbing, exasperative, galling, harassing,
     importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, pesky,
     pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome,
     plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, teasing, tiresome,
     tormenting, troublesome, troubling, vexatious, vexing, wearisome,
     worrisome, worrying

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