This has the effect of reducing the slightly irksome similarity - in mood, key, pace, instrumentation - of many of the songs on offer.
It is irksome that some common sense preventative measures are not in place.
His irksome bosses at headquarters don't comprehend the risk but I guess those in faraway command are the same all over the universe.
Similarly irksome is the fawning critical reception to this wretched doorstop of a book.
This irksome inmate has been driving the nation insane with her contrived ‘street savvy’ conversational technique.
One of the most irksome things that can happen to a mobile phone user is a flat battery, and the charging devices are designed to solve the problem.
Why subject yourself to an irksome book when so many sublime ones are available?
A couple of years hence, it can make a significant difference between having some fault cured for free or at irksome expense.
At least the new films have produced some satisfyingly irksome tagline puns.
Equally irksome , however, is the trend for outpourings of cloying sentimentality that deface the personal columns at this time of year.