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making worse

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Then, aggravatingly, we waited another ten minutes in silence.
For three very different, usefully provocative, and aggravatingly abstract exemplars, see Morse Peckham, "On the Historical Interpretation of Literature," The Triumph of Romanticism (U.
Observe he does, with hawk-eyes, reflect he does, engagingly, penetratingly, self-protectively, honestly, and aggravatingly, as when he vividly describes obese English women, seeing in their corpulence something ugly, repulsive, and piggish.
But her Footsteps is a difficult read which aggravatingly leaps from past to present and back again.
BRANDON AND JOEL EMPLOY an aggravatingly simple, two-pronged strategy--they hunt where big bucks live, and they hunt undisturbed deer.
Editing of the mountain of footage captured by multiple Super 16 cameras is aces, kinetic but not aggravatingly so.
From that moment on, Liam has followed and also protected Tej, despite his friend's elitist attitude and his aggravatingly impulsive personality.
Despite a break in the weather - rain began to fall in an aggravatingly fine fashion - the attendance, a quarter of an hour before the advertised time - was one of the best ever seen at Newcastle.
While throughout this book she defines repeatedly (and somewhat aggravatingly) her intentions for writing this study, on the whole Goldstein writes clearly and sensitively.
January and I have an ongoing relationship, and that's how alive, how real, how tantalizingly, aggravatingly vivid his author has made him.
The appearance of WYSIWYG (What You See Is Slightly But Aggravatingly Different from What You Get) web editors like Macromedia Dreamweaver and Microsoft FrontPage make it easier for nonexpert users, but still come with their own learning curves.
It's not like nobody tries to wake up the aggravatingly spineless hero, whom the director often has addressing the camera like a navel-gazer out of a Woody Allen movie.