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aggravate

 [ag´rah-vāt″]
to cause a patient's condition to deteriorate.
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That's because Oregon law allows a charge of aggravated murder in cases where more than one person is killed as part of the same criminal episode.
And a 21-year-old man was due to appear before Magistrates today, charged with aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
For the first time in immigration history, attempted arson was deemed an aggravated felony," Lahoud said.
Darren Harding, 20 of Gibbs Road, Stourbridge, admitted aggravated burglary, wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, criminal damage and possessing an imitation firearm.
In one sense it is disappointing to see that we are prosecuting 33 per cent more racially and religiously aggravated offences than last year," he said.
Racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage to a dwelling: 33 25 22
The teenager from Rhyl admitted three charges of racially aggravated assault, two of racially aggravated criminal damage, one of racially aggravated threatening behaviour and one of burglary.
SANTA CLARITA -- Robberies, aggravated assaults, rapes and thefts went up last year in the Santa Clarita Valley, but crime increases are in line with the area's growing population, city officials said Tuesday.
While courts have properly taken notice of the widespread existence of racism, and the likelihood that anti-black racism is aggravated when the alleged victim is white, there is no similar consensus that 'everybody knows' a juror of a particular race is likely to favour a complainant or witness of the same race, despite the trial safeguards and the trial judge's instruction to the contrary.
exposes the criminal defendant to a penalty exceeding the maximum he would receive if punished according to the facts reflected in the jury verdict alone,' the Court concluded [in Apprendi], would have been, under the prevailing historical practice, an element of an aggravated offense.
The 19-year-old was arrested by Cheshire police in January for racially aggravated criminal damage.
The law directs immigration officials to permanently expel any noncitizen convicted of an aggravated felony, no matter how long ago that crime was committed.