Synonyms & Antonyms : Tease





Tease



( Verb )


She
teased her father about his bald head.

Synonyms:

Irritate

Chafe

Provoke

Bait

Goad

Pester

Taunt

Vex

Plague

Torment

Annoy

Contextual Examples:

The rash decisions of my partners in business are irritating me these days.

The passengers sat
chafing at the long delay of train.

If you
provoke the dog, it will attack you.

Continued unemployment greatly
vexed me.

Extremists and terrorists
plagued some parts of the country last year with violence.



Antonyms:

Hush

Compose

Conciliate

Appease

Calm

Mollify

Contextual Examples:

The corrupt officer tried to
hush up the case of smuggling against the accused.

I never lose my
composure, come what may.

He has developed an attitude of
conciliation with adverse circumstances.

The management has adopted a policy of
appeasement towards the agitating workers in order to keep production going.

The manager
calmed down the workers, by offering a 10% increase in the salary of each worker.

This
soothed the resentment of the workers.




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