AGGRAVATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of aggravate
Definition:
v. worsen; make worse or more troublesome
Example:
Ridiculous, offensive comments like this do nothing but aggravate the situation.
Sentence in Classic:
The title of the offender, and the number of his followers, make no difference in the offence, unless it be to aggravate it.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
Three minutes later Levin ran full speed into the corridor, not looking at his watch for fear of aggravating his sufferings.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The kindnesses you have secretly done for his advancement, and then disclosed to me, for my surprise and pleasure, have been, you will believe, but aggravations of the unhappiness and burden of my secret.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Meanwhile, councils went on in the kitchen at home, fraught with almost insupportable aggravation to my exasperated spirit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
That unfortunate lady hereupon essaying to offer testimony, without any voice and with painful gestures expressive of an inflamed throat, became so aggravating and underwent so many facial contortions, that Mr.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
I slept about two hours, and dreamt I was at home with my wife and children, which aggravated my sorrows when I awaked, and found myself alone in a vast room, between two and three hundred feet wide, and above two hundred high, lying in a bed twenty yards wide.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Whether this penalty, complicated by successive aggravations for attempts at escape, had not ended in becoming a sort of outrage perpetrated by the stronger upon the feebler, a crime of society against the individual, a crime which was being committed afresh every day, a crime which had lasted nineteen years.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The bread burned black; for the salad dressing so aggravated her that she could not make it fit to eat.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Such a look of reproach at Edmund from his father she could never have expected to witness; and to feel that it was in any degree deserved was an aggravation indeed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context