Exacerbate
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Exacerbate [ig-zas-er-beyt]

VERB

VERB

Example

“Rising levels of air pollution will exacerbate the ill-effects of climate change.”

“It is suspected that artificial intelligence may exacerbate our structural growth problems with job growth in near future.”

Synonyms

Aggravate, Worsen, Irritate, Provoke

Antonyms

Allay, Alleviate, Assuage, Ease, Relieve