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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.
LAKERS’ TITLE DEFENSE CRUMBLES WITH ANTHONY DAVIS SIDELINED AS SUNS ELIMINATE REIGNING CHAMPSBEN GOLLIVERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To do that, you have to put up with the aggravation, the late-night calls, the dumb questions.
MICHAEL JORDAN TO PRESENT KOBE BRYANT AT POSTHUMOUS HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONBEN GOLLIVERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The limiting of crowds in a pandemic has allowed breezy rides toward stadiums and maybe even sighing at the lack of normal aggravation.
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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.
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The tariffs are the latest aggravation in rapidly deteriorating relations between Australia and its largest trading partner, China.
CHINA SLAPS 200% ANTI-DUMPING TARIFFS ON AUSTRALIAN WINE AS RELATIONS CONTINUE TO SOUREAMONBARRETTNOVEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Another aggravation in her case was that she had an active temperament and strong mind.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Such was the state of his mind, when his ordinary maladies had the serious aggravation of a violent fit of the gout.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Among the mitigating circumstances I should be inclined to name even those which you bring in aggravation.
LEONORAMARIA EDGEWORTH
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WORDS RELATED TO AGGRAVATION

  • aggravation
  • annoyance
  • bedevilment
  • bother
  • bothering
  • disturbance
  • exasperation
  • hassle
  • irritation
  • molestation
  • nuisance
  • persecution
  • perturbation
  • pestering
  • provocation
  • provoking
  • torment
  • trouble
  • vexation
  • vexing
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