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His Game 4 injury had tilted this first-round series in Phoenix’s direction, and its aggravation ended the Lakers’ title defense.

To do that, you have to put up with the aggravation, the late-night calls, the dumb questions.

The limiting of crowds in a pandemic has allowed breezy rides toward stadiums and maybe even sighing at the lack of normal aggravation.

If you ignore this rule, you might one day find yourself the victim of a scam operation, with months of aggravation ahead as you try to straighten out your life and finances.

The tariffs are the latest aggravation in rapidly deteriorating relations between Australia and its largest trading partner, China.

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I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.

Some later claimed that a cop shook a can of mace, an uncalled for act of aggravation, one man said.

Does old-fashioned aggravation—emotional wear and tear, agita, tsuris, call it what you will—really take years off your life?

We have worked too hard to give it up now or debt and aggravation.

Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.

We'll visit this third party and if we strike out we'd better leave town for a few days to avoid a lot of aggravation.

Another aggravation in her case was that she had an active temperament and strong mind.

Such was the state of his mind, when his ordinary maladies had the serious aggravation of a violent fit of the gout.

Among the mitigating circumstances I should be inclined to name even those which you bring in aggravation.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aggravation, such as: irritation, affliction, aggro, bother, botheration, and difficulty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.