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English definition of “antagonize”

antagonize

verb [T] (UK usually antagonise)     /ænˈtæɡ.ə.naɪz/
to make someone dislike you or feel opposed to you: It's a very delicate situation and I've no wish to antagonize him.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of antagonize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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