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Medtalk An ↑ in seriousness, intensity or severity of disease; worsening Vox populi An annoyance


Intensification of severity.
[L. aggravatio, fr. ag-gravo, ag-gravatus, to make serious]


Another term used by homeopaths for the healing crisis.


n in homeopathy, a healing reaction induced by therapeutic stimulation.


in homeopathy, worsening of symptoms associated with inadequate potency of the remedy used.
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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.
Al-Hakim said in his social networking / Facebook /: "As We are at the gates of the formation of the new government, we look forward to that everyone has learned a lesson from the previous stage, and that the policy of exclusion, marginalization and aggravation will not lead us but to collapse and fragmentation and division and rivalry.
Aggravation de plus de 4 pc de l'encours de la dette exterieure du Tresor a fin juin 2013 (DTFE)
Keywords: parental aggravation, newborns, religion, child temperament, growth-curve modeling, sanctification
Previous attempts at a distance similar to today's have been inconclusive with regards to stamina - he was brought down in one instance and probably needed the run on the other occasion - but based on his Market Rasen win, as well as his last two runs, it seems highly likely there will be more to come from Aggravation this afternoon.
The aggravation has the effect of making the victim's experience of the crime very much worse than it might otherwise have been.
Two were breach of the peace, one of which was with religious aggravation.
President al-Assad and Emir of Qatar stressed the importance of stability, security and preventing the aggravation of the situation in Lebanon.
In the scheme of things, paying for parking is a minor aggravation - more than free places to park, what downtown Eugene needs is more reasons to visit.
The 2009 term of court demonstrated the complexity of applying Rule for Courts-Martial (RCM) 1001(b)(4) (1) to identify proper aggravation evidence.
Bidding to complete a quick hat-trick, Aggravation makes most appeal in the Smirnoff Handicap over a mile at Newmarket.
Having one's identity stolen can cause years of agony, including problems obtaining credit, the aggravation of having to clean up one's financial report and even legal problems.