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Aggravate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Aggravate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Aggravate [ v. t.]
- To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase.
- To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify.
- To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances.
- To exasperate; to provoke; to irritate.

Meaning of 'Aggravate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . aggravate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make worse
Example in sentence:
  • This drug aggravates the pain