HyperDic: exacerbate

English > 2 senses of the word exacerbate:
VERBchangeexacerbate, worsen, aggravate, exasperatemake worse
emotionexacerbate, exasperate, aggravateexasperate or irritate
exacerbate > pronunciation
Soundsihgzae'serbey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > exacerbate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake worse.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsworsen, aggravate, exasperate
Narrowerdegrade, cheapenLower the grade of something
inflameCause inflammation in
irritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositebetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishagravar, empeorar, exacerbar, exasperar, recrudecer
Catalanagreujar-se, agreujar, aguditzar-se, empitjorar, endanyar, endenyar, engrevir, exacerbar, exasperar
Nounsexacerbationaction / action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms / symptoms) worse
English > exacerbate: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningexasperate or irritate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsexasperate, aggravate
Broaderangermake angry
Spanishagravar, deseperar, encolerizar, exacerbar, exasperar, irritar
Catalanagreujar, encolerir, enfellonir, exasperar, irritar
Nounsexacerbationviolent and bitter exasperation

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