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Synonyms for exacerbate
ɪgˈzæs ərˌbeɪt, ɛkˈsæs-ex·ac·er·bate

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  1. worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperateverb

    make worse

    "This drug aggravates the pain"

    Synonyms:
    infuriate, incense, worsen, decline, exasperate, aggravate

  2. exacerbate, exasperate, aggravateverb

    exasperate or irritate

    Synonyms:
    infuriate, incense, worsen, exasperate, aggravate

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  1. exacerbateverb

    Synonyms:
    irritate, exasperate, provoke, imbitter, inflame, excite, infuriate

  2. exacerbateverb

    Synonyms:
    aggravate, heighten, increase

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  1. Brady Byrnes:

    We also recognize that alcohol can contribute to atypical behavior from customers onboard and we owe it to our crew not to potentially exacerbate what can already be a new and stressful situation for our customers.

  2. Lynn Vavreck:

    This is the long arc of history, there are these moments that exacerbate things, like Trump running for that nomination in 2016 : If he hadn't run, the sorting would probably be taking a little longer. But it was always marching in that direction. You try to just ask yourself what stops it, or what reverses it, or what slows it ? ... I can't come up with a good answer to that question.

  3. Monday Trump said ultimately:

    The INF is something that matters more to Monday Trump said ultimately allies in Europe than it does to the Monday Trump said ultimately, since they are the ones in range of INF weapons, monday Trump said ultimately withdrawal therefore has the potential to exacerbate current US-EU tensions.

  4. Tina Smith:

    While there is much I agree with in the Amendment, one component poses an insurmountable problem - the requirement that the new Department of Public Safety report to both the Mayor and the City Council, my own experience working in City Hall tells me that this change will exacerbate what is a deeply flawed city governance structure, where accountability, authority and lines of responsibility between the Mayor and City Council are diffused and dysfunctional.

  5. Carolina Barbosa:

    Women are more likely to use alcohol to cope with stress, depression and anxiety, and all these are a natural response to the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol consumption among women has been on the uptick for the past two decades, and our study suggests the pandemic may only exacerbate that trend.


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