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aggravate
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Persuasion
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  • She saw in it but an aggravation of the evil.
  • Lady Russell was extremely sorry that such a measure should have been resorted to at all, wondered, grieved, and feared; and the affront it contained to Anne, in Mrs Clay’s being of so much use, while Anne could be of none, was a very sore aggravation.

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  • This was a cruel aggravation of actually straitened means.

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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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