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  • ’How can you be so aggravating,’ said my mother, shedding more tears than before, ’as to talk in such an unjust manner!
  • That cruel man with the wooden leg aggravated my sufferings.

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  • They shall be aggravated.
  • We had a merry game, not made the less merry by the Doctor’s mistakes, of which he committed an innumerable quantity, in spite of the watchfulness of the butterflies, and to their great aggravation.
  • ’Perhaps she thinks so, too; it’s not her fault,’ said I. ’I suppose not,’ returned my aunt, rather grudging the admission; ’but it’s very aggravating.
  • It was an aggravating circumstance in the case that he had no idea of this, but conceived that he was making me amends in every new discovery: not to say, heaping obligations on my head.

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as in: he aggravates me Define
annoy or irritate
as in: aggravated his illness Define
make worse
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