Anger related

nettle
(v)
NET-ǝl
Meaning

trouble; annoy; vex

1st Sample Sentence

I don't want to meet her: she thinks I'm ridiculous, and deliberately tries to nettle me with her nasty, mocking comments.

Synonyms

beard, gall, goad, incense, nettle, vex

Antonyms

appease, mollify, placate

Mnemonics

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle. annoyed!" nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed, disturbed and irritated Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".

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