One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was plainly displeased by Jenny's decision’
annoy, irritate, infuriate, incense, anger, irk, vex, provoke, pique, peeve, gall, nettle, exasperate, madden
dissatisfy, disgruntle, dismay, put out, affront, offend, insult, mortify, outrage, scandalize, disgust
bother, trouble, upset, perturb, disturb, discompose
informal aggravate, needle, bug, rile, rattle, miff, hack off
British informal nark, wind up, get at
North American informal tee off, tick off, gravel, bum out
vulgar slang piss off
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