Synonyms for exacerbate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ig-zas-er-beyt, ek-sas-
Phonetic Transcription : ɪgˈzæs ərˌbeɪt, ɛkˈsæs-

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Définition of exacerbate

Origin :
  • 1650s, a back-formation from exacerbation or else from Latin exacerbatus, past participle of exacerbare (see exacerbation). Related: Exacerbated; exacerbating.
  • verb infuriate; make worse
Example sentences :
  • To remove all things which may alarm, torment, or exacerbate?
  • Extract from : « Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16) » by Thomas Hart Benton
  • It's not for you, and you do but exacerbate the frightful pain there's been in feeling it with them.
  • Extract from : « This Freedom » by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • Any foreign intervention serves only to exacerbate the situation by increasing the number and intensity of inter-ethnic grudges.
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin

Antonyms for exacerbate

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