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

2 senses of rile

Sense 1
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")
       => displease -- (give displeasure to)

Sense 2
roil, rile -- (make turbid by stirring up the sediments of)
       => agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up -- (change the arrangement or position of)

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