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One entry found for aggravate.
Main Entry: ag·gra·vate
Pronunciation: primarystressag-rschwa-secondarystressvamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -vat·ed; -vat·ing
Etymology: from Latin aggravare "to make heavier," from ad- "to" and gravare "to burden," from gravis "heavy" --related to 3GRAVE, GRAVITY, GRIEVE
1 : to make more serious or severe <aggravate an injury>
2 : to make angry by bothering again and again

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