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Definition of the adjective aggravating

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  1. making worse

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Medicines (3 Volume Set) (2011)

by Usha Srivastava

Vata aggravating factors: excessive intake of bitter, pungent, astringent, dry foods and stressful conditions. b. Pitta aggravating factors: excessive intake of sour, salty, fried foods and excessive anger. c. Kapha aggravating factors: excessive ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States, 2d ed. (2008)

by Louis J. Palmer, Jr.

Once the existence hurdle is overcome, a second process is trig- gered: mitigating and statutory aggravating circumstances must be compared with each other. The comparison process is carried out in one of two manners: (a) weighing or (b) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime (2003)

by Eric W. Hickey

If the accused were found guilty of capital murder, the jury would consider aggravating and mitigating factors and then make a recommendation to the judge to impose either the death sentence or imprisonment. The judge, after careful ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Prisons (2004)

by Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P. Williams

Those states that have a presumptive or determinate sentence for a given offense generally allow for “aggravating” or “mitigating” factors to be considered by the sentencing judge. Aggravating and mitigating factors indicate a greater or lesser ...

Google previewThe Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)

Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

Otherwise, the digestive product of the previous meal becomes mixed with the new food, instantly aggravating all the doßhas. The digestive fire/enzymes have to act upon the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

-bić Tending to aggravate; aggravating. This idolatry is the more discernible and aggravable in the invocation of saints and idols, Dr. H. More, Antidote against Idolatry, ii. aggravate (ag'ra-vät), v. t.; pret. and ...

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VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = aggravating circumstances

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Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments. (Harold H. Greene)
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1A1V4A1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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