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Exacerbate


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Exacerbate means to increase the severity, intensify or bitterness of.

Exacerbate comes under verb.

Synonyms: aggravate, deepen, magnify, worsen, heighten, inflame.

Antonyms: assuage, alleviate, soothe, comfort, mollify, relieve.



Sample Usage

Mr. Ravi's insomnia was exacerbated by the two cups of tea she drank before going to bed.

I thought by taking homeopathy it would relieve my back pain, but it only exacerbated it.


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