Synonyms for aggravates
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ag-ruh-veyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæg rəˌveɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for aggravates Other synonyms for the word aggravates
Définition of aggravatesOrigin :
- 1520s, "make heavy, burden down," from past participle adjective aggravate "burdened; threatened" (late 15c.), from Latin aggravatus, past participle of aggravare "to render more troublesome," literally "to make heavy" (see aggravation). Earlier in this sense was aggrege (late 14c.). Meaning "to make a bad thing worse" is from 1590s; that of "exasperate, annoy" is from 1610s.
- To aggravate has properly only one meaning -- to make (an evil) worse or more serious. [Fowler]
- Related: Aggravated; aggravating. Phrase aggravating circumstances is recorded from 1790.
- verb annoy
- verb cause to become worse
- It aggravates all the pain and suffering that it mingles with and poisons all the pleasure.
- Extract from : « Rollo on the Atlantic » by Jacob Abbott
- It aggravates the disease, in order to bring it to a crisis.
- Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians » by G. G. Findlay
- It both betrays and aggravates the rottenness that lurks within.
- Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible: » by Alfred Plummer
- Every minute aggravates its sufferings, and will no one, no one come to its aid?
- Extract from : « The New Book Of Martyrs » by Georges Duhamel
- No one would tell me what it was; which aggravates it to the last degree.
- Extract from : « Cripps, the Carrier » by R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
- The Senator laments the disease, but instead of healing, aggravates it.
- Extract from : « The Life of Jefferson Davis » by Frank H. Alfriend
- There is other testimony which aggravates the case still further.
- Extract from : « Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume VIII (of 20) » by Charles Sumner
- Since grief but aggravates thy losse, Grieve not for what is past.
- Extract from : « Book of Old Ballads » by Various
- Under the competitive system, charity only aggravates the malady.
- Extract from : « Solaris Farm » by Milan C. Edson
- This aggravates the complaint, and they come into Washington in a terrible condition.
- Extract from : « The Wound Dresser » by Walt Whitman
Antonyms for aggravates
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