Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb antagonise

2 senses of antagonise

Sense 1
antagonize, antagonise, counteract -- (act in opposition to)
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
antagonize, antagonise -- (provoke the hostility of; "Don't antagonize your boss")
       => annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil -- (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")

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