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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.
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.
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
Intolerable is a thirst to which the very offer of water seems but mockery and aggravation.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
In a word, by a process of moral aggravation that is unworthy a great and liberal Press.

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