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Synonyms for aggravate



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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Oh, go 'long with you, Tom, before you aggravate me again.
I would have made a few comments, and requested a short history of the place from the surly owner; but his attitude at the door appeared to demand my speedy entrance, or complete departure, and I had no desire to aggravate his impatience previous to inspecting the penetralium.
Then, as the winds pick up, the onslaught of grass pollen aggravates allergy sufferers through fall.
Well," she said, "all this junk mail aggravates me.
Hyperoxaluria causes or aggravates a number of different diseases, such as kidney stones, Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis and primary hyperoxaluria.