Predicate: aggravate

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)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
aggravating (j.)
aggravate (v.)Experiencer_obj
aggravation (n.)

Roles:

        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
        Rel: aggravated
        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
        Rel: aggravated
        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.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: aggravates
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with his mere presence