An aggravating central couple and the endless break-up make-up cycle.
But after more than 10 aggravating, exorbitantly expensive and violent years, the world has pretty much had it with Afghanistan.
There are a lot of aggravating myths and narratives in politics.
So while the poor sound quality was aggravating, it was also a signal of some weird legitimacy.
But it is disruptive, costly, aggravating, and absolutely pointless.
When I had finished he seemed to have gained a new attitude of aggravating wise superiority.
"Make Jerry stop being so aggravating," Cathy begged her mother.
It's very well for you to call me a foolish, aggravating woman!
It was aggravating to be so near freedom and yet unable to obtain it.
But Pecksniff is that aggravating as I can hardly heed the words I now put on the paper.
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.