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Synonyms for aggravate

to make greater in intensity or severity

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

Synonyms for aggravate

exasperate or irritate

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There, indeed, was an aggravation to one illogical mind.
I am sensible of inexpressible affront, and deliberate aggravation of inexpressible affront, and I am angry.
It was to be decided whether the result of my curiosity and lawless devices would cause the death of two of my fellow beings: one a smiling babe full of innocence and joy, the other far more dreadfully murdered, with every aggravation of infamy that could make the murder memorable in horror.
It's almost an aggravation of the enormity, that we shall be out to-day.
The girl's father had the truth from her with every aggravation that her violent hate--I love her for it now--could add.
And Mr Lightwood,' added the boy, with a burning face, under the flaming aggravation of getting no sort of answer or attention, 'I hope you'll take notice of what I have said to your friend, and of what your friend has heard me say, word by word, whatever he pretends to the contrary.
Pickwick's sense of propriety, but it was not the whole extent of the aggravation, for a stage-coach full, inside and out, was meeting them at the moment, and the astonishment of the passengers was very palpably evinced.
Mr Brass had evidently a strong inclination to make an angry reply, but was deterred by prudent or timid considerations, as he only muttered something about aggravation and a vagabond; not associating the terms with any individual, but mentioning them as connected with some abstract ideas which happened to occur to him.
Overall, there were 248 convictions for drunkenness with aggravations from April to December 2014, equivalent to 330 for the whole of 2014/15, a drop from 358 in 2013/14.
Overall, there were 236 convictions for drunkenness with aggravations from April to December 2014.
Dad-of-one Chisholm - who has previous breach of the peace convictions with religious and sexual orientation aggravations - last month admitted acting in a racially aggravated manner in February 2014.
It's true that as we grow older, many aggravations that we used to take seriously seem to lose edge ("Older but Mellower: Aging brain shifts gears to emotional advantage," SN: 6/24/06, p.
Although the diagnosis of MS was not made until August 1999--more than four months after her effective date of coverage--the insurer concluded that McLeod had "received medical care for manifestations, symptoms, findings or aggravations relating to or resulting from multiple sclerosis during the 90-day period prior to her insured effective date of April 1, 1999.
The new rule requires the recording of aggravations of previously existing injuries.
Despite the gridlock and other major aggravations, the strikers enjoyed the support of 62 percent of the population, a level of sympathy the Times described as "baffling.