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.
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.