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Origin of aggravation
usage note for aggravation
OTHER WORDS FROM aggravationo·ver·ag·gra·va·tion, nounpre·ag·gra·va·tion, nounsu·per·ag·gra·va·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for aggravation
I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.
Some later claimed that a cop shook a can of mace, an uncalled for act of aggravation, one man said.Ferguson Protesters Harass Black Police, Call for Darren Wilson’s Death|Justin Glawe|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We have worked too hard to give it up now or debt and aggravation.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"She's very ladylike," I replied as an innocent form of aggravation.Some Short Stories|Henry James
Mr Wentworth in his aggravation gave a momentary sudden glance at Lucy when she had no expectation of it.The Perpetual Curate|Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
The aggravation which, unknown to me, at this time occurred was the most fearful that any imagination could have devised.Caleb Williams|William Godwin
The death toll from influenza, pneumonia, and the aggravation of battle wounds rose daily.The Armed Forces Officer|U. S. Department of Defense
This in itself was to Mrs. Masters an aggravation of the evil which was being done.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope