Synonyms to pick on

aggravate, accelerate, agent provocateur, aggrandize, alienate, amplify, anger, annoy, antagonize, arouse, augment, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beef up, beset, blow up, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, build up, bullyrag, burn up, chafe, chivy, come between, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, damage, deepen, deteriorate, devil, dilapidate, disaffect, discompose, distemper, disturb, disunite, divide, dog, double, embitter, endamage, enhance, enlarge, envenom, estrange, exacerbate, exaggerate, exasperate, exercise, fan the flame, fash, fret, frustrate, gall, get, grate, gripe, harass, harm, harry, heat up, heckle, hector, heighten, hop up, hot up, hound, huff, hurt, impair, incense, increase, inflame, infuriate, injure, intensify, irk, irritate, jazz up, key up, light the fuse, madden, magnify, make acute, make complex, make trouble, make worse, miff, molest, mount, multiply, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, peeve, persecute, perturb, pester, pique, pit against, plague, pluck the beard, pother, provoke, put back, ramify, rankle, redouble, reinforce, ride, rile, rise, roil, rouse, ruffle, separate, set against, set