How Aggrivating!

Like most of you, I used to use the word aggravate as synonymous with irritate. However, I recently found out that it actually means “to make worse.” Epiphany!

So what have we learned?

This loud music is aggravating my headache!

This music is so irritating it’s giving me a headache!

Source: R.V. Arana, Howard University Graduate Studies Director/English Professor


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