Synonyms of rile in English:


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1‘he had a sceptical air guaranteed to rile Ursula’


irritate, annoy, bother, vex, provoke, displease, upset, offend, affront, anger, exasperate, infuriate, gall, irk, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, disgruntle, pique, rankle with, nettle, needle, ruffle, get on someone's nerves, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles, rub up the wrong way

peeve, aggravate, miff, get, get to, bug, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat

British nark, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, wind up, get across

North American tick off, rankle, ride, gravel, bum out

NZ rark

vulgar slang piss off

British vulgar slang get on someone's tits

rare exacerbate, hump, rasp


conciliate, soothe