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  • That unfortunate lady hereupon essaying to offer testimony, without any voice and with painful gestures expressive of an inflamed throat, became so aggravating and underwent so many facial contortions, that Mr. Bounderby, unable to bear it, seized her by the arm and shook her.

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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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