3/18/15

Exacerbate

Exacerbate

<ex-zas-er-bayte>

worsen; aggravate; intensify

to make some more annoying.

You will exacerbate the situation by yelling.

Memory trick:
exac reminds of extra.
bate rhymes with rate.
Extra rate

Used at work:
Shutting off the computer will exacerbate the problem.



(c) 2015 E. Carruthers


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