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aggravate
used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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aggravate
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • The energy which had at once supported him under his old sufferings and aggravated their sharpness, had been gradually restored to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Some of his King's Bench familiars, who were occasionally parties to the full-bodied wine and the lie, excused him for the latter by saying that he had told it so often, that he believed it himself—which is surely such an incorrigible aggravation of an originally bad offence, as to justify any such offender's being carried off to some suitably retired spot, and there hanged out of the way.  (not reviewed by editor)

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