Exacerbate in a Sentence

Definition of Exacerbate

to increase the severity or worsen

Use Exacerbate in a sentence

Cora chose to exacerbate the argument by throwing a lamp at Mark’s head.

If you do not take your medicine, you condition will exacerbate, and you will feel worse.

My headache started to exacerbate when my daughter played her loud music.

Because I do not wish to exacerbate my mother’s worries, I am not going to tell her about my problems at work.

More than likely, the stress at work will exacerbate your illness and make you moody.

Not paying your taxes will only exacerbate your financial problems in the future.

Although Wallace had no wish to exacerbate the hostile situation, he still knew he had to tell his wife the truth about the missing money.

Do not eat those foods if they exacerbate your heartburn!

If you do not tell the truth in court, you will only exacerbate the charges against you.

Yelling does nothing but exacerbate a heated conversation by increasing the hostility.

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Exacerbate synonyms

aggravate, worsen, heighten, intensify, annoy, inflame, increase, irritate, enrage, provoke, magnify, amplify

Exacerbate antonyms

better, improve, soothe, calm, relieve