The act by which something is heightened or increased.
The reaction of a part of the body to injury or infection, characterized by swelling, heat, redness, and pain. The process includes increased blood flow with an influx of white blood cells and other chemical substances that facilitate healing.
The act of becoming deeper.
A magnified image, model, or representation
An instance or cause of such a feeling.
A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
A source of irritation:
A person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience.
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
A thing or person that annoys
An object of dislike; annoyance
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.
(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
A cause of worry
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