Definition of aggravo, adgravo
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LNS
aggravō, aggravāre, aggravāvī, aggravātus
adgravō, adgravāre, adgravāvī, adgravātus
ad, gravo
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to add to the weight of, to make heavier
  2. to make worse or more dangerous, to aggravate
  3. to oppress, to burden, annoy, incommode
Abbreviations
ag-gravo (adg-), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. (first used in the Aug. per., and only in prose writers; perh. formed by Livy, who uses it very often), to add to the weight of, to make heavier. Lit.: adgravatur pondus, Plin. 18, 12, 30, § 117: adgravavit jugum nostrum, Vulg. 3 Reg. 12, 10: compedem meum, ib. Thren. 3, 7.

— Fig. In gen., to make worse or more dangerous, to aggravate: quo (bello) si adgravatae res essent, Liv. 4, 12: odor adgravans capita, Plin. 12, 17, 40, § 79: ictus, id. 28, 4, 7, § 37: vulnera, id. 28, 3, 6, § 31: dolorem, Curt. 8, 10: proelium, Vulg. 1 Par. 10, 3: quare aggravatis corda vestra? i. e. harden, ib. 1 Reg. 6, 6.

— Esp., to oppress, to burden, annoy, incommode: sine ope hostis, quae adgravaret, Liv. 44, 7 fin.: morbo adgravante (eum), Suet. Caes. 1: beneficia rationes nostras adgravatura, Sen. Ben. 4, 13: argumenta, quae per se nihil reum adgravare videantur, appear to be without weight, Quint. 5, 7, 18.
 
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