VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS

1. Passive Affections
Aggravation.

[Antonyms: relief.]

[Nouns] aggravation, heightening; exacerbation; exasperation; overestimation [more]; exaggeration [more].

[Verbs] aggravate, render worse, heighten, embitter, sour; exacerbate; exasperate, envenom; enrage, provoke, tease.

add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flame; fan the flame (excite) [more]; go from bad to worse (deteriorate) [more].

[Adjectives] aggravated; worse, unrelieved; aggravable; aggravating v.

[Adverbs] out of the frying pan into the fire, from bad to worse, worse and worse.

[Interjections] so much the worse!

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