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aggravate

 [ag´rah-vāt″]
to cause a patient's condition to deteriorate.
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That he has lost none of his famed aggravational touch he proved by coming over all aggravatingly censorious about Andy Caddick and Robert Croft.
According to Ritchie, downtown condo buyers are buying the concept of living and working downtown and being spared aggravatingly long commutes on highways that are becoming increasingly congested (see Figure 2).
Both are definitely change bowlers, but their aggravatingly slow place has been a real boon for Zimbabwe and has yielded priceless wickets.
Johnny, confused, watches Klaus's calm, aggravatingly slow approach.
The aggravatingly slow economic recovery has not done much to ease tensions surrounding the continuing debate over discrimination and affirmative action.
There's nothing like a bit of certainty to galvanise investors, but sadly all of the issues are aggravatingly open-ended.
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