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aggravate

verb [T]     /ˈæɡrəveɪt/
MAKE WORSE
to make a situation or condition worse: His comments only aggravated the problem.Deteriorating and making worse
ANNOY
to annoy someone: She's starting to really aggravate me.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
aggravating adjective aggravation     /ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
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