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exasperate

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

[ig′zas·pə·rət]
(biology)
Having a surface roughened by stiff elevations or bristles.
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Back tracking is domain of politicians but bureaucrats too are politicians, said a government employee rolling her eyes exasperatedly. What joke the interim government has played with us on their way to exit that they have announced 3 days holidays.
Relieved, rather than pleased, our European allies shake their heads and ask exasperatedly, "But why has it taken two years?" Politicians all over Europe are now ploughing their way through the 100-page White Paper.
Upon hearing Garcia is Democrat, the man exasperatedly waved the candidate and his posse away.<br />But the encounter didn't end there.<br />The man hopped in the truck and circled the block, following Garcia and his staffers as they hit other, nearby homes.
Even into his 90s, his remarks have gotten him into trouble, such as when he exasperatedly swore at a photographer at an event in 2015, ordering him to get a move on with an expletive.
"If the state was doing its job properly in terms of wildlife protection, I wouldn't even be here," she tells me exasperatedly.
It's time for the European Union (EU) to cajole the hissy cat out of its tree with 15 exasperatedly contemptuous concessions to England - yes, O'Toole gets it that Brexit is mainly about the English.
I had shown them my National Identity Card and was speaking Urdu - which I exasperatedly pointed out.
After enumerating the offenses committed against the people of Venezuela by Spanish colonial patriarchy, Picornell exasperatedly asks "?puede llegar a mas el exceso de la tirania y del despotismo?
But you never discount Asif Zardari, the wily old fox of Pakistani politics, about whom veteran politician Javed Hashmi once famously, if a touch exasperatedly, suggested that one needed to have a "PhD in politics" to understand Zardari's trade!