exacerbate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ɪɡˈzæsə(r)beɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyexacerbate
he/she/itexacerbates
present participleexacerbating
past tenseexacerbated
past participleexacerbated

derived word

exacerbation

 

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/ɪɡˌzæsə(r)ˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularexacerbation
pluralexacerbations