#835. Aggravation. -- N. aggravation, worsening, heightening; exacerbation; exasperation; overestimation &c. 482; exaggeration &c. 549.
V. 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 &c. (excite) 824; go from bad to worse &c. (deteriorate) 659.
Adj. aggravated &c. v.; worse, unrelieved; aggravable[obs]; aggravating &c. v.
Adv. out of the frying pan into the fire, from bad to worse, worse and worse.
Int. so much the worse!