riled


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rile

 (rīl)
tr.v. riled, ril·ing, riles
1. To anger or irritate. See Synonyms at annoy.
2. To stir up (liquid); roil. See Usage Note at roil.

[Variant of roil.]

riled

(raɪld)
adj
annoyed or angered; irritated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.riled - aroused to impatience or angerriled - aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"
displeased - not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure
Translations

riled

[ˈraɪld] adj (= annoyed) → énervé(e)
References in classic literature ?
Here I am saying the very thing I was so riled with Rachel Lynde for saying at the Aid today.
But now the poor devil thinks you're riled with him, and that we'll give him away to the Camorra."
"Oh, it's not with him I'm riled," I said frankly, "but with those other blackguards, and--and with you, old chap, for taking it all as you do, while such infamous scoundrels have the last laugh, and are safely on their way to France!"
Poor dear, did she get her little bonnet knocked into a cocked hat and her little temper riled at the same time?"
"Boh!" said Tom, "don't I know?--don't make me too sick with any yer stuff,--my stomach is a leetle riled now;" and Tom drank half a glass of raw brandy.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): The faction-ridden Haryana Congress has been riled by yet another clash between two senior leaders - Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar and General Secretary in-charge of the State Ghulam Nabi Azad.
"Having this film come out in cinemas across Scotland is part of that desire for Scots to be riled up and dare to believe in the dream of freedom and independence."
Riled up Pakistani supporters needed a space to vent out their feelings and point out mistakes which led to Pakistan's defeat.
"What was meant as well-intended brotherly advice just riled Harry," she added.
It is a strange time where the opposition is strongly riled up, sometimes quite unfairly, against the government with attacks coming from left and right.
Tuesday's fixture ended with a 22-man brawl, with Stags boss David Flitcroft later saying he had to get Pearce off the pitch after something had "riled" him.
Opposition MPs, who have misgivings about the government's plans for the co-op bank, were further riled on Thursday after Central Bank chief ChrystallaGeorghadji did not show up at a parliamentary discussion.