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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rile \Rile\ (r[imac]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riled (r[imac]ld);
p. pr. & vb. n. Riling.] [See Roil.]
1. To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil.
2. To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex.
Note: In both senses provincial in England and colloquial in
the United States.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated
gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing";
"peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her
snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the
delay" [syn: annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled,
peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "riled":
aggravated, angered, angry, annoyed, bothered, browned-off, bugged,
burnt-up, chafed, cross, disturbed, exasperated, galled, griped,
incensed, indignant, irate, ireful, irked, irritated, livid, mad,
miffed, nettled, peeved, piqued, pissed, pissed-off, provoked,
resentful, riled up, roiled, ruffled, sore, ticked off, troubled,
vexed, worked up, wrathful, wrathy, wroth, wrought-up
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