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nettle

verb [T often passive]
 
/ˈnet.l̩/ US  /ˈnet̬-/ mainly UK
to make someone annoyed or slightly angry
激怒,惹恼
She looked up at me sharply, clearly nettled by the interruption.
她抬起头狠狠地瞪着我,显然是被我插话打断她的举动激怒了。
Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
Translations of “nettle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 激怒,惹惱…
(Definition of nettle verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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