antagonize

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antagonize (third-person singular simple present antagonizes, present participle antagonizing, simple past and past participle antagonized)

  1. (transitive) to work against; to oppose (especially to incite reaction)
    The other children constantly antagonized Joe to the point of tears.
    Synonyms: harass, oppose, pester
    Antonyms: appease, quell

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antagonize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of antagonizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of antagonizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of antagonizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of antagonizar