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Adjective: aggravating  'ag-ru,vey-ting
  1. Making worse
    "aggravating factors in any movement extend over time";
    - exacerbating, exasperating
Verb: aggravate  'ag-ru,veyt
  1. Make worse
    "This drug aggravates the pain";
    - worsen, exacerbate, exasperate
     
  2. Make very annoyed or frustrated
    - exacerbate, exasperate

See also: intensifying

Type of: alter, anger, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Aggravating