Aggravate – meaning of the word and examples

To make a bad situation worse: (Cambridge Dictionary)

To make a disease worse: (Cambridge Dictionary)

To make worse or more severe; intensify, as anything evil, disorderly, or  troublesome: (

To make worse, more serious, or more severe to intensify unpleasantly. (Merriam – Webster)

If someone or something aggravates a situation, they make it worse. (Collins Dictionary)

Make (a problem, injury, or offence) worse or more serious. (Oxford Dictionaries)


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