rough, harsh, roused to anger


  • asperity

    Asperity is a sharpness or harshness of tone or manner; it can also indicate severity of a climate.

  • exasperate

    When you exasperate another person, you annoy or anger them a great deal because you keep on doing something that is highly irritating.

  • exasperating

    extremely annoying or displeasing

  • exasperation

    an exasperated feeling of annoyance

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