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  ( irks    3rd person present)   ( irking    present participle)   ( irked          past tense & past participle  ) If something irks you, it irritates or annoys you.  
FORMAL      verb  
The rehearsal process also irked him increasingly...      V n  
I must admit it irks me to see this guy get all this free publicity...      it V n to-inf  
It irks them that some people have more of a chance than others for their voices to be heard.      it V n that  
   irked             adj   v-link ADJ  
Claire had seemed a little irked when he left.     
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irk, ire, inbred, inured

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