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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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says David at one point, exasperatedly looking for real wood in a hospital waiting room.
Jones (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011/VOYA online July 2011), is overheard complaining to his mother about his homemade lunch, not once, but twice, exasperatedly telling her to put whey powder (ironically, not vegan) in his natural peanut butter and later telling her he wanted black olive hummus, not ranch dressing, because, "You know I don't do dairy .
Using the same insults and libelous accusations every time could be boring, so they exasperatedly search for new expressions.
When Brick pleads that Maggie not mention Skipper, Maggie exasperatedly replies, 'The laws of silence won't work about that
17) And in 1920 Gropius exasperatedly referred to the Jewish student supporters of faculty member Johannes Itten as having too much influence over him.
But she hasn't always been the downtrodden, long-suffering character we've come to know and exasperatedly shout advice at.
he asked, exasperatedly name-checking great competitors in chess, basketball, and football.
As Joyce Willis, the pretentious wife of a leading industrialist in the suburb, exasperatedly observes, 'Our friends always get lost finding the way here'.
Exasperatedly, against my instincts, I think I'd recommend it.
When Eustace exasperatedly informs him that he "might be from three to fifteen miles straight upward," Sweet Fern "ejaculate[s]" with a "contented sort of a grunt," repeating, "Sure enough, that was a giant," to himself in "an ecstasy at the precision of these measurements" (111).
When Hayes-Rore presses her on the subject, Helga exasperatedly wonders if she is "to be forever explaining her people--or lack of them?
I can afford to take occasional baths with bottled water, but it would be too much of an expense with my friend and his family around," he said exasperatedly.