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Sentences with the verb aggravate

4 examples:

It will aggravate the wound.

But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta, lest we aggravate our own condemnation.
(Thomas Day)

The Scots Nats are perpetual trouble-makers who will do anything and everything to aggravate the English.
(Bruce Anderson in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Proposed federal rules on hauling flammable liquids threaten to aggravate a shortage of railcars for transporting oil.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )


1 example:

Do weather conditions really aggravate physical pain?
(Fox News - Health, )

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20 examples:

Magical are the straight lines in how they perturb the curved ones, aggravate their distortion and make them look more zigzagged, revealing their deceptive appearance.

A resolution passed by the European Parliament was likely to aggravate tensions with the Turkish government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The drop in body temperature associated with aging could aggravate the main manifestations of Alzheimer's, suggests a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

The White House says North Korea's actions are "dangerous and provocative" and will further aggravate tensions in the region.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Inhaling chemicals from deodorant aerosols can cause skin reactions, aggravate allergies and may trigger fatal heart problems.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Avoiding misdiagnosis is crucial, because some disease-modifying drugs for MS can aggravate NMOSD, causing blindness and paraplegia.
(Nature Reviews Neurology, )

The fabricators can really aggravate actual veterans enough to motivate groups like Stolen Valor, who will expose phony Navy Seals and the like.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Roosters gun Jackson Hastings says he is ready to step in should halfback Mitchell Pearce aggravate his injury in Friday's prelim final against Brisbane.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Majority of women said they shave down south for hygiene purposes but doctors said shaving, waxing or trimming can aggravate the area and even lead to bacterial growth.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Russia says it is considering banning imports of cut flowers from The Netherlands, a move that would aggravate tensions between the two countries already at odds over the downing of flight MH17.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The alleged mastermind of the devastating 2008 attack on Mumbai that killed 166 people was freed from prison, in a decision likely to aggravate already tense relations between Pakistan and India.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Researchers studying the role of sclerostin in mouse models of inflammatory arthritis have been surprised to find that sclerostin blockade can aggravate TNF-driven inflammatory joint destruction.
(Nature Reviews Rheumatology, )

A study finds that contractile cells that surround the capillary vessels of the brain control the blood supply to healthy neurons, and that their death may aggravate brain injury by strangling vessels.
(Nature, )

More than 1,000 firefighters battled seven blazes in Washington on Friday, as a heat wave blasted through the state, threatening to aggravate conditions in one of the most active fire regions in the country.
(Maria L. La Ganga in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Investigators report that even minor reductions in conduction velocity may aggravate disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and in mice bred for the MS-like condition experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE).
(Science Daily - News, )

The White House considers cancelling a summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
(CBC News - World, )

The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Stress can aggravate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, but Texas A&M Coach Billy Kennedy, who was diagnosed with the disorder of the nervous system five years ago, has felt no ill effects during the NCAA tournament or in recent seasons.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Smog, which can cause or aggravate health problems such as asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, is produced by a set of complex photochemical reactions involving volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen oxides and sunlight, which form ground-level ozone.
(Science Daily - News, )

Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama on Monday called for tougher standards on brokers who manage retirement savings accounts, a change that could affect the investment advice received by many Americans and aggravate tensions between the White House and Wall Street.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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