The act by which something is heightened or increased.
An increase in the severity of a disease or in any of its signs or symptoms.
The state of being inflamed; specif., a condition of some part of the body that is a reaction to injury, infection, irritation, etc., and is characterized by varied combinations of redness, pain, heat, swelling, and loss of function
The act of becoming deeper.
A magnified image, model, or representation
A source of nagging concern or uneasiness.
A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
A source of irritation:
(Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
The act of irritating:
Something that provokes.
The act or an instance of exasperating.
A cause or state of disturbance.
A vexation; a grievance:
Anything that afflicts or troubles; calamity; scourge
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.
A cause of worry
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