II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
1. Passive Affections
[Nouns] aggravation, heightening; exacerbation;
exasperation; overestimation [more]; exaggeration [more].
[Verbs] aggravate, render worse, heighten, embitter, sour; exacerbate;
exasperate, envenom; enrage, provoke, tease.
add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flame; fan the flame
(excite) [more]; go from bad to worse (deteriorate) [more].
[Adjectives] aggravated; worse, unrelieved; aggravable; aggravating
[Adverbs] out of the frying pan into the fire, from bad to worse, worse and
[Interjections] so much the worse!