Synonyms of exacerbate in English:

exacerbate


See definition of exacerbate

verb

1‘political changes have exacerbated the conflict’

SYNONYMS

aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound

intensify, increase, heighten, magnify, add to, amplify, augment

make matters worse, compound the problem

informal add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flames, fan the flames, rub salt in the wounds, add insult to injury

ANTONYMS

calm, reduce