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Sample Sentences Using
aggravate -- as in: aggravated his illness
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as in: aggravated his illness Define
make worse
  • The offense is aggravated by...
  • The drug aggravates the pain.
  • Gus always managed to aggravate whatever situation he was in with a woman.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • Must I say more to aggravate thy rage?
    Sophocles  --  Oedipus The King

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  • I felt that to obtrude my consolations on her then would only serve to aggravate her sufferings.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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To see samples using other meanings of aggravate, click a word sense below:
as in: he aggravates me Define
annoy or irritate
as in: aggravated his illness Define
make worse
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