One case is particularly aggravating, viz.
The kings, for their part, sought protection in craft, treachery and cruelty, and only succeeded in aggravating the situation.
It would make for an aggravating experience, if Tim was serious about assigning him to manage the battlefield from afar.
Austria had persistently adopted a policy of pin-pricks and aggravating police provocation towards the Italians of the Adriatic Littoral and of the Trentino, while encouraging the Slavonic element in the former and the Germans in the latter.
Applying eye makeup can be tricky, confusing, and downright aggravating.
He is now a year and a half and has some behavioral issues that are quite aggravating.
It's also been documented as aggravating asthma in children.
For example, if you have a recessive gene for alopecia, stress can be the aggravating factor that kicks the disease into gear.
For you, it might be a financial stressor or aggravating coworkers, while someone else may feel overworked and underappreciated.
The below ideas are good jumping-off points for more creative endeavors, such as a "National Singles' Awareness Day" cake or a jagged, broken heart shaped cake that you may want to share with a particularly aggravating ex.
On a cruise ship, this can be particularly aggravating because up to 3,000 or more passengers may be embarking or debarking within just a few hours.
If a sore throat is caused by environmental factors, the aggravating stimulus should be eliminated from the sufferer's environment.
Nothing fits: Shopping for a swimsuit is often an aggravating experience and much of that frustration comes from the fact that it's very hard, at times, to find a suit that fits both your top and bottom half correctly.
You do not have to worry about getting black soot all over your hand when you try to light your candle or aggravating asthma or allergies.
While it's ok to repeat a touch - or come back to it - going over the same spot can become aggravating, and what started as a soft caress becomes almost abrasive.
Mike Tanel himself prides the company on providing footwear to athletes who may have once shied away from their favorite sport for fear of aggravating old injuries or causing new ones.
You should also start using an oil-free moisturizer to keep skin hydrated without aggravating or clogging your pores.
For those suffering from severe acne or even one or two irksome blemishes that can't seem to be erased, this can be an aggravating truth.
Halting the effects of time, reversing those aggravating lines and preventing future wrinkles are all paramount in the fight against aging.
You can't control when inspiring blog topics will strike, and the time it takes to get a web connection and log into your blog can be very aggravating when all you want to do is write.
Surface applications of phosphorus can stimulate rooting within the thatch layer, thereby further aggravating the thatch accumulation rate.
Her chart, like many of us, had some great aspects, some mediocre aspects and some downright aggravating aspects!
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