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