v. t.1.To make heavy; to aggravate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, in the case of Jamet, who had mitigating factors in his favour -- his integral pacifism well before the war, the support of his maitre Alain, his leftist background and his lack of financial opportunism as well as his six children -- what proved decisive was his symbolic role as a 'prof aggrege': 'Quand on est prof aggrege et qu'on ecrit dans les journaux, on doit penser aux consequences possibles de ce qu'on ecrit.'[98] Jamet received the maximum penalty: seven years hard labour, indignite nationale, and expulsion from teaching even in non-state-run establishments.[99]