Roleset id: aggravate.01 , make angry or worse, anger-inducing, worsening, Source: , vncls: , framnet: aggravate.01: AGGRAVATE-V NOTES: Methinks Mary is a wee bit touchy. (from aggravate.01-v) AGGRAVATING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from aggravating.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: stimulus (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
Arg1-PPT: thing getting angry or getting worse (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0
Example: all args
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Several traders maintained that the Merc's 12-point circuit-breaker aggravated the market slide Oct. 13 by directing additional selling pressure to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Arg0: the Merc's 12-point circuit-breaker
Arg1: the market slide Oct. 13
Arg2: by directing additional selling pressure to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Example: no instrument
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle
The Health Insurance Association of America, an insurers' trade group, acknowledges that stiff competition among its members to insure businesses likely to be good risks during the first year of coverage has aggravated the problem in the small-business market.
Arg0: stiff competition among its members to insure businesses likely to be good risks during the first year of coverage
Arg1: the problem in the small-business market
Example: as 'make angry'
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
John aggravates Mary with his mere presence.
Arg2: with his mere presence