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WHEN I read the article about PETA saying Steve Irwin was "a cheap reality TV star" who "antagonized frightened wild animals", I was angry.
During her five years in office, Norton won the support of many business leaders, but antagonized environmentalists on several issues.
He also antagonized the Admiralty, and angered the Arctic community by farsightedly declaring that even if a Northwest Passage did exist, it would be commercially useless and not worth the finding.
If jurors doubt an officer's veracity, feel antagonized, or do not understand the officer, they will be reflexive and reciprocate, even though the investigation was faultless.
Meanwhile, other excluded nations will also be antagonized - Pakistan must be alarmed by the casual talk of someday bringing India under the umbrella.
In contrast, these same PCBs antagonized SXR, blocking the expression of target genes and inhibiting the human body's ability to physiologically counteract harmful effects of exposure (several less stable PCBs did not antagonize SXR, however).
"Plaintiffs' attorneys were antagonized. The bill's sponsor changed back, not to dead center, but the other direction.