[ US /ˈɹaɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈa‍ɪl/ ]
  1. make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
  2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
    Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
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How To Use rile In A Sentence

  • If you've been to the crossroads, and made the deal, and got the mojo — which turns out to be dependent on a great deal of hard work and practice, just like sleight-of-hand — wouldn't you maybe get a trifle riled by that kind of misjudgment from time to time? Cops and Robbers
  • What's more, the prospect of one of the most important chunks of Britain's transport infrastructure being sold soon riled a good deal of nationalistic tub-thumping.
  • The seeds were then cut in half longitudinally and deposited on a sterile Whatman No.1 filter paper impregnated with 1% tetrazolium chloride.
  • It is the repetitive, untreated Chlamydial infections that can cause women to be sterile.
  • Unless the circulating nurse is in a sterile gown, the instrument tray can be contaminated by unsterile clothing.
  • Biden and Mullen do not seem to understand also, that the United States, its Arab allies and all its interests in the Middle East (meaning oil supply) would be "imperiled" when Iran has nuclear weapons. Israelated - English Israel blogs
  • The skin wound was dressed with gauze, and sterile plaster wool was applied.
  • What is the recommended action if these instruments are not considered sterile?
  • Crile Jr. and S. O. Hoerr, “Results of Treatment of Carcinoma of the Breast by Local Excision,” Surgery, Gynecology, and Obstetrics 132 1971: 780–82. The Emperor of All Maladies
  • All over Europe, the fringes of suburbia are blighted by the dreary apparatus of industry - undecorated sheds and dour offices in glum lots girdled by sterile acres of parking.
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