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aggravate

 [ag´rah-vāt″]
to cause a patient's condition to deteriorate.
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Home invasion will have a maximum penalty of 25 years and aggravated home invasion will attract a statutory minimum non-parole period of three years.
One definition of aggravated murder in Oregon is a murder that is committed to conceal the commission of a crime or the identity of a person who committed a crime.
Up to 90 per cent of the variation in aggravated assault across the cities is explained by the amount of lead dust released 22 years earlier," Mielke added.
He was convicted of the aggravated vehicle taking by a jury at the end of his trial and also of a burglary offence committed while he was on bail.
Four months later he was arrested and charged with racially aggravated criminal damage, possession of an offensive weapon and two counts of racially aggravated public order offences
Johnson was also charged with three counts of racially aggravated harassment under public order offences.
Van Dong Vu, 20, of no fixed abode, is accused of rape and aggravated burglary.
Recently developed tree-ring evidence has allowed the levels of precipitation to be reconstructed for north central Mexico, adding to the growing body of epidemiologic evidence and indicating that the 1545 and 1576 epidemics of cocoliztli (Nahuatl for "pest") were indigenous hemorrhagic fevers transmitted by rodent hosts and aggravated by extreme drought conditions.
The INS decided to treat Collado's twenty-two-year-old conviction as an aggravated felony, and took him from the airport to prison.
If two people open up and reveal their profoundly fundamental disagreements or intensely hostile feelings toward each other, it is quite common that both of them will become mutually aggravated and the whole situation between them will worsen as a result of their violent, emotional reaction.
15) The petitioner explicitly attacked the aggravating circumstance that authorized the imposition of the death penalty if the murder was "outrageously or wantonly vile, horrible or inhuman in that it involved torture, depravity of mind, or an aggravated battery to the victim.