Antagonize in a sentence

use Antagonize in a sentence

antagonize;

[verb] Provoke the hostility, anger or hatred; to act in opposition to

Not wanting to antagonize him, Larry shook his head, but slowly.

They were eager to antagonize the public again by using that controversial issue.

Even the gentlest touch of his fingers antagonized her.

Iran was therefore careful not to antagonize Moscow and to maintain good relations.

Do what they tell you, don’t antagonize your superior, you have a child to support.

The professionals will make a point of trying to antagonize the police into radical action.

They use destructive force in order to antagonise people and destabilize social structure.

My uncle nods agreeably. I see he doesn’t want to antagonize her.

In so doing, he has antagonised not only the Jews but the Arabs.