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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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As for complicated regulations, if you ever needed to complete an application form for Universal Credit you would know that, In or Out, the same level of detailed, but most likely exasperatingly ill-fitting formalities would still apply.
The plot is exasperatingly familiar and the humour is insultingly unfunny.
The effort was launched with the release of a video that opens with pensive piano music playing behind curly haired preteens talking exasperatingly about their hair.
From Stuart in Queer as Folk to Henry in Cucumber, Davies has created a string of exasperatingly annoying characters.
On the other hand, the character design in the hockey game NHL 2K5 is exasperatingly specific--players even choose the width of characters' muscles--yet it does not permit women or dark-skinned characters, even though "both women and racial minorities have historically been players in the National Hockey League," writes Shaw.
Napoli, exasperatingly inconsistent in their two seasons under Rafael Benitez, have given Maurizio Sarri the biggest break of his coaching career as they look to pick up the pieces after missing out on a Champions League spot last term.
I remember once in the Ware River lowlands exasperatingly looking over 20 minutes for Sosa.
The trouble is the investigations and the wheels of justice grind exasperatingly slow, especially for high-profile accused personalities, so that virtually nothing happens afterwards, proving the dictum: "Justice delayed is justice denied.
However, the Washington Post thought that July swapped quirkiness for depth in Cheryl, whose reactions and motivations remained exasperatingly unclear: "Why is Cheryl so passive?
So effectively concealed are such "insider" words that their presence usually goes unsuspected if it is not disclosed, and even then they can be exasperatingly difficult to discern.
India's exasperatingly slow progress in building the port " 11 years so far and work has not even begun " has been a major source of irritation for the Iranians.
Meanwhile, Kim, over two films, has evolved from an exasperatingly clueless brat to a feisty rescuer, but there isn't any real progression in character development or in Grace's performance here.