How could that uncertainty fail to rile anyone with health care they like?
Michael Tomasky says they can't win the swing vote, so they're going with Plan B: rile up the base.
Sheikh Hamza, however, refused to join in and rile up the people.
For well over a century, artists have been trying to rile us, making us question ourselves and our society.
Limbaugh became a radio powerhouse, and a leader of the Republican Party, through withering attacks that rile up his base.
I'd be so far away fr'm the multitood, Hinnissy, that they cud on'y distinguish me rile features with a spy-glass.
They rile me—that talk about 'people in the humbler walks of life.'
This disappointment at the absence of the constable was something pitiful, he did so want "to yank and rile the old Britisher."
And when you rile up at the rot about "'Arries Abroad," I agree.
But what used to rile me the most with him were 'is nasty, sneerin' ways at young Markham's friend, the Captain.
1825, American English spelling alteration to reflect a dialectal pronunciation of roil (q.v.); cf. heist from hoist and in the same era spile for spoil (v.). Bartlett writes that in both England and America roil "is now commonly pronounced and written rile" ["Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]. Related: Riled; riling.