Riled
Rile Rile (r[imac]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Riled} (r[imac]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Riling}.] [See {Roil}.] 1. To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil. [1913 Webster]

2. To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex. [1913 Webster]

Note: In both senses provincial in England and colloquial in the United States. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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