To bring up a subject or event that has caused contention and/or hurt in the past, but has since been set aside or resolved and the parties have moved on.
Although Susie forgave Billy for hurting her feelings and embarrassing her at John's party, she wasn't comfortable going to John's next party and told Billy so. When Billy kept pressing Susie to go to the next party-he reaggravated Susie and brought up the bad feelings all over again.
by cybercyl April 19, 2011
Can you define these popular missing words?