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Synonyms for aggravating

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating(adj)

    making worse

    Synonyms:
    maddening, infuriating, exasperating, vexing, exacerbating

    Antonyms:
    moderating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "aggravating":

    exacerbating, aggravation, worsening, compounding

How to pronounce aggravating?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
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How to say aggravating in sign language?

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How to use aggravating in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.

  2. Antonio Guterres:

    And nationalist, populist and even austerity agendas are tearing social fabric aggravating inequality, splintering communities, curtailing womens rights and cutting vital services.

  3. Police Chief Gorden Eden:

    In imposing the discipline of termination, I considered the seriousness of the acts and omissions, aggravating circumstances and Officer Dear's disciplinary record.

  4. Police Chief Gorden Eden:

    Insubordination tears at the fabric of public safety especially when the officer makes a choice not to follow a lawful order, in imposing the discipline of termination, I considered the seriousness of the acts and omissions, aggravating circumstances and Officer Dear's disciplinary record.

  5. Tom McMillen:

    These coach salaries are aggravating the issue because players are saying,' How could these coaches make all this money and we get nothing ?'.

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Translations for aggravating

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