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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. Sergei Lavrov:

    There are growing appeals in the West to support the Kiev policy of militarization, to pump Ukraine full with lethal weapons and to bring it into NATO, this position will only exacerbate the tragedy of Ukraine.

  2. Jose Romero:

    In three weeks when we start school, this will exacerbate, and that's what I'm very, very concerned about.

  3. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott:

    Any additional rainfall will exacerbate already saturated grounds, which could quickly lead to dangerous flash flooding and extended river flooding.

  4. Frederic Neumann:

    In the near-term, lower oil prices are bound to weigh on investor confidence and could exacerbate financial volatility, concerns over financial stability in the energy sector and a further fall in drilling capex are headwinds to growth against an already fragile global economic backdrop.

  5. Mikhail Gorbachev:

    ...It turned out this treaty was the most important pillar of strategic stability. We need talks so that its destruction does not exacerbate the threat of war.

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