What is another word for exacerbate?

252 synonyms found


[ ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈa_s_ə_b_ˌeɪ_t], [ ɛɡzˈasəbˌe͡ɪt], [ ɛɡzˈasəbˌe‍ɪt]

Synonyms for Exacerbate:

aggravate (verb) alienate eastern poison oak embitter Other synonyms:

Quotes for Exacerbate:

  1. Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem. They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable. Stafford Cripps.
  2. The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate the moral consciousness of people. Norman Mailer.
  3. If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over -fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset. Maurice Strong.