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  • n. Plural form of exasperation.

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Examples

  • To those of us who like a little statistics with our football, one of the great exasperations of the NFL is that there's no simple way to measure the performance of one of the game's most integral units, the offensive line.

    The Mysteries of the Offensive Line

  • Robert Baer, whose CIA exploits and exasperations in the Middle East were immortalized in the 2005 George Clooney thriller "Syriana", has a new role: conjugal co-author.

    Couples, CIA-style

  • • Covert pairings: Stories from a clandestine couple: Robert Baer, whose CIA exploits and exasperations in the Middle East were immortalized in the 2005 George Clooney thriller "Syriana", has a new role: conjugal co-author.

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  • And ancient allies became present enemies-with the help of the Endarkened and their agents-insulated, isolated, each in his own petty world, each nursing exasperations and minor grievances to the exclusion of intelligence and common sense, each combating problems he was certain were his and his alone and were the most important and terrible difficulties in the universe.

    Tran Siberian

  • She invoked her exasperations (ph) are the same as ours.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2009

  • It is in the strident lyrics Ibsen wrote between 1857 and 1863 that we can best read the record of his mind, and share its exasperations, and wonder at its elasticity.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • They exchange enthusiasms (Gertrude Jekyll; the earliest crocus) and intimate exasperations: the cruelty of an untimely freeze, bulb-scrounging mice and the ravages of age.

    Gardens: Dig Deep

  • Some basic initial signs would be sleeping disarrays, exasperations, frequent friends change etc.

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  • So I listened to him talk about his personal problems and frustrations—everything from discussions over which school to send his child, to musing about buying a vacation house, to exasperations with both his wife and mistress.

    Fair Game

  • An immensely curious traveler, he describes with gusto and humor his horseback odysseys to various sites in Asia Minor, his friendships with Greeks and Turks, the exasperations of sea travel and the team's Byzantine conflicts with the government in Istanbul.

    The Assos Journals of Francis H. Bacon

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