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exasperate

verb [T] uk   /ɪɡˈzɑː.spə.reɪt/ us    /-ˈzæs.pɚ.eɪt/
to make someone very annoyed, usually when they can do nothing to solve a problemCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
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