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626 - ‘Aggravate’ Versus ‘Irritate’ What Is a Functional Shift?

10:09 | Jun 21st, 2018

Some people say you shouldn't use "aggravate" to mean "irritate" or "annoy." It has to do with the word's origin. Also, does it irritate you when people use "invite" as a noun? FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl Face...Show More