Sentence Examples

  • These cracks are probably due to shrinkage while setting, aggravated by changes in temperature.
  • In Egypt, however, the difficulty is much aggravated by the poor quality of the evidence.
  • The return journey was one of terrible hardship aggravated by scurvy, and the party narrowly escaped Scott's fate.
  • Port Louis, which is governed by an elective municipal council, is surrounded by lofty hills and its unhealthy situation is aggravated by the difficulty of effective drainage owing to the small amount of tide in the harbour.
  • His disorder was an oedematous affection of the wind-pipe, contracted by exposure during a long ride in a snowstorm, and aggravated by neglect and by such contemporary remedies as bleeding, gargles of "molasses, vinegar and butter" and "vinegar and sage tea," which "almost suffocated him," and a blister of cantharides.

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