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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

ENGRAGE, v. “To irritate, esp. by holding up to ridicule by means of satire” (Ayr. 1825 Jam.2).

[For the form cf. O.Sc. engrege, aggravate, 1573, O.Fr. s'engreger, to grow worse, Mid.Eng. engreg(g)e, but there seems to be some confusion in meaning with Eng. enrage.]

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