Rolesets - aggravate


aggravate.01 - make angry or worse, anger-inducing, worsening

AGGRAVATE-V NOTES: Methinks Mary is a wee bit touchy. (from aggravate.01-v)
AGGRAVATING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from aggravating.01-j)


aggravating (j.)
aggravate (v.)
aggravation (n.)


ARG0-PAG: stimulus
ARG1-PPT: thing getting angry or getting worse
ARG2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0

all args

Several traders maintained that
the Merc 's 12 - point circuit - breakerARG0
the market slide Oct. 13ARG1
by directing additional selling pressure to the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeARG2

no instrument

The Health Insurance Association of America , an insurers ' trade group , acknowledges that
stiff competition among its members to insure businesses likely to be good risks during the first year of coverageARG0
the problem in the small - business marketARG1

ARG2 and ARG0 and ARG1

by stepping outside the state 's pro - choice traditionARG2
Mr. CourterARG0
fears that he is too conservative as well on more pressing concerns such as auto insurance rates and the environmentARG1