Synonyms of rile in English:


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1‘he had a sceptical air guaranteed to rile Ursula’

irritate, annoy, bother, vex, provoke, displease, upset, offend, affront, anger, exasperate, infuriate, gall, irk, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, disgruntle, pique, rankle with, nettle, needle, ruffle, get on someone's nerves, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles, rub up the wrong way
informal peeve, aggravate, miff, get, get to, bug, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, hack off, get someone's goat
British informal nark, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, wind up, get across, get up someone's nose
North American informal tick off, rankle, ride, gravel, bum out
New Zealand informal rark
vulgar slang piss off
British vulgar slang get on someone's tits
rare exacerbate, hump, rasp

conciliate, soothe