Synonyms of nettle in English:
upset, displease, offend, affront, get/put someone's back up, disgruntle, rankle with, pique, needle, ruffle, get on someone's nerves, try someone's patience, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles, chafe;
British rub up the wrong way;
North American rankle, ride, gravel
informalpeeve, aggravate, miff, rile, get, get to, bug, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, get up someone's nose, hack off, get someone's goat, drive up the wall
British informalnark, get on someone's wick, give someone the hump, wind up, get across someone
North American informaltick off
vulgar slangpiss off
British vulgar slangget on someone's tits
rareexacerbate, hump, rasp
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