exacerbate


ex·ac·er·bate

vt \ig-ˈzas-ər-ˌbāt\
ex·ac·er·bat·edex·ac·er·bat·ing

Definition of EXACERBATE

: to cause (a disease or its symptoms) to become more severe <her condition was exacerbated by lack of care>
ex·ac·er·ba·tion \-ˌzas-ər-ˈbā-shən\ noun

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