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2 definitions found
 for Acerbate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acerbate \A*cerb"ate\, v. t. [L. acerbatus, p. p. of acerbare,
     fr. acerbus.]
     To sour; to imbitter; to irritate.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  acerbate
      v 1: cause to be bitter or resentful; "These injustices
           embittered her even more" [syn: embitter, envenom,
           acerbate]
      2: make sour or bitter

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