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aggravating

[ ag-ruh-vey-ting ]
/ ˈæg rəˌveɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective
causing or full of aggravation: I've had an aggravating day.
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Origin of aggravating

First recorded in 1630–40; aggravat(e) + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM aggravating

ag·gra·vat·ing·ly, adverbun·ag·gra·vat·ing, adjective
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