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exasperated

adjective uk   /ɪɡˈzɑː.spə.reɪ.tɪd/ us    /-ˈzæs.pɚ.eɪ.t̬ɪd/
annoyed: He's becoming increasingly exasperated with the situation.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
exasperatedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
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