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Under Florida law, there are 16 “aggravating factors” that increase the severity of a crime and make a defendant eligible for the death penalty.Prosecutors Recount 'Cold, Calculated' Parkland Shooting as Gunman's Sentencing Trial Begins|Katie Reilly|July 18, 2022|Time
These portraits show people whose achievements have both thrilled the world and drawn harsh criticism, like the entertaining, aggravating, visionary zillionaire Elon Musk.
When we’re in the throes of anxiety, being told to “take a deep breath” can come across as overly simple or downright aggravating.Anxiety Feels Terrible, But it Has an Upside. Here's How to Make it Work in Your Favor|Juli Fraga|October 28, 2021|Time
The game can be aggressively aggravating, especially given the banality of its dialogue.‘Twelve Minutes’: Grueling repetition with an interesting payoff|Christopher Byrd|August 27, 2021|Washington Post
Tenants and landlords alike described the process as glitchy, difficult and aggravating.With evictions set to begin next month, hundreds of millions in Washington-area rental aid remains unspent|Anu Narayanswamy, Jonathan O'Connell, Marissa Lang, Kyle Swenson|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
So while the poor sound quality was aggravating, it was also a signal of some weird legitimacy.
There are a lot of aggravating myths and narratives in politics.
We all know that spending time with your extended clan over the holidays can be aggravating.Can Being With Your Family on Thanksgiving Actually Kill You?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It found a way to make one of the most aggravating aspects of modern American life, air travel, even more aggravating.
The effects are clearly aggravating the difficulties of the United States.
Governor Berkeley at this time was aggravating the home situation of the Virginia colonists.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The aggravating smile of condescending wisdom kept playing about his lips.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
A woman will endure martyrdom with the expression of a seraph,—an extremely aggravating seraph.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
A more aggravating annoyance, however, brings loss to the owners of the herds.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
The aggravating thing is, that the expeditions may never reach their proper starting point.