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antagonize

  
1    aggravate     (informal)   alienate, anger, annoy, be on one's back     (slang)   disaffect, estrange, gall, get in one's hair     (informal)   get on one's nerves     (informal)   get on one's wick     (Brit. slang)   get under one's skin     (informal)   get up one's nose     (informal)   hassle     (informal)   insult, irritate, nark     (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang)   offend, piss one off     (taboo slang)   repel, rub (someone) up the wrong way     (informal)  
2    contend with, counteract, neutralize, oppose, struggle with, work against  
  
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1    appease, calm, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiate, soothe, win over  
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antagonize

  
  ( antagonizes    3rd person present)   ( antagonizing    present participle)   ( antagonized    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use antagonise      If you antagonize someone, you make them feel angry or hostile towards you.      verb  
He didn't want to antagonize her.      V n  

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