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3 definitions found
 for Exacerbating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  exacerbating \ex*ac"er*ba`ting\
     ([e^]gz*[a^]s"[~e]r*b[=a]`t[i^]ng), adj.
     Making worse.
  
     Syn: aggravating, exasperating.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exacerbate \Ex*ac"er*bate\ ([e^]gz*[a^]s"[~e]r*b[=a]t; 277), v.
     t. [imp. & p. p. Exacerbated
     ([e^]gz*[a^]s"[~e]r*b[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n.
     Exacerbating ([e^]gz*[a^]s"[~e]r*b[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L.
     exacerbatus, p. p. of exacerbare; ex out (intens.) +
     acerbare. See Acerbate.]
     To render more violent or bitter; to irritate; to exasperate;
     to imbitter, as passions or disease. --Brougham.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  exacerbating
      adj 1: making worse [syn: aggravating, exacerbating,
             exasperating]

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