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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make worse or more bothersome.

Usage examples (33)
  • There's nothing wrong with teenagers that reasoning with them won't aggravate.
  • The word aggravate annoys him, so say irritate instead?
  • I'm going to let the use of "aggravate" in lieu of "irritate" slide, though.
  • I also get annoyed with people who seem to think that 'aggravate' and 'irritate' are synonyms. for more
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