Sentence Examples with the word aggravating

Austria had persistently adopted a policy of pin-pricks and aggravating police provocation towards the Italians of the Adriatic Littoral and of the Trentino, while encouraging the Slavonic element in the former and the Germans in the latter.

It would make for an aggravating experience, if Tim was serious about assigning him to manage the battlefield from afar.

The kings, for their part, sought protection in craft, treachery and cruelty, and only succeeded in aggravating the situation.