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exasperate

Botany having a rough prickly surface because of the presence of hard projecting points

exasperate

[ig′zas·pə·rət]
(biology)
Having a surface roughened by stiff elevations or bristles.
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McCreadie was later quizzed by police under caution and admitted in a written statement that he "was frustrated and exasperated by this patient.
Headliner Mike Wozniak's set was a rib-tickling run-through of personal tales interspersed with natty one-liner'facts', like an acerbic and exasperated James Joyce crossed with a quickfire panel show pro.
When everything eventually ties together, the chances are you'll be left confused and exasperated.
He added: "I was often exasperated by the sheer arrogance of Margaret Thatcher.
EVERTON IANS exasperated by the BBC's obsession with screening the Blues way past midnight during Match of the Day can make a little money from the snub next season.
The move comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Iran with the US appearing increasingly exasperated with the country's nuclear ambitions.
Jackson sounded exasperated about the Lakers' bad-to-worse free-throw shooting, saying: ``I'm sick and tired of taking 20 minutes out of practice to practice free throws .
They both like reading and SF movies, and are exasperated by most of humanity.
As Judge O'Flaherty continues his one-man crusade in Virginia, state prosecutors grow more exasperated.
Fourth-grade girls," she says, with a loving, exasperated note in her voice.
Created by three sisters increasingly exasperated by the annual swimwear hunt, Coco Bay is largely sourced from leading Australian brand Seafolly.
She was exasperated that the issue had continued for so long.