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English Dictionary: Irk by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit" [syn: gall, irk]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Irk \Irk\, v. t. [OE. irken to tire, become tired; cf. Sw. yrka
      to urge, enforce, press, or G. ekel disgust, MHG. erklich
      disgusting; perh. akin to L. urgere to urge, E. urge.]
      To weary; to give pain; to annoy; -- used only impersonally
      at present.
               To see this sight, it irks my very soul. --Shak.
               It irketh him to be here.                        --M. Arnold.
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