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Synonyms for exacerbating

making worse

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Because of the potential for exacerbating the resistance problem, systemic antibiotic therapy is reserved for patients with active systemic infections.
The highlighted subhead indicates its slant: "Warm ocean temperatures are a key ingredient for monster hurricanes, prompting some scientists to believe that global warming is exacerbating our storm troubles.
Exporters have driven prices up considerably, often bidding against each other and further exacerbating the situation," she says.
This further implicates inappropriate AVP secretion as an exacerbating factor in the development of dilutional hyponatremia during prolonged physical activity.
You know the catechism: The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, and globalization is exacerbating inequality at an unprecedented rate.
Low blames gated communities for exacerbating these segregationist or even racist tendencies and spends a good deal of space promoting the idea that gates and guards are "symbols of exclusion," even though she doesn't believe that they are all that effective at keeping unwanted people out.
In contrast, tumor cells don't know when to die, thereby exacerbating the uncontrolled growth of malignancies.
It also can increase the damage associated with HCV infection by exacerbating the inflammation and formation of scar tissue associated with HCV infection, which, in turn, may accelerate the disease progression to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The protestors pronounced the IMF and the World Bank to be negligent in alleviating global poverty and promoting sustainable development, and accused the organizations of exacerbating social and environmental decline instead.
The Sudanese government provides security for Talisman and allegations were that the oil company's oil extraction was exacerbating the civil war.
Exacerbating the wounds and frustrations produced by these tensions have been severe market pressures on health care facilities and workers.
Like the physical transgressiveness of the Styrofoam balls, the illusive transgressiveness of the figure has become an uninvited guest in Dunham's imagination; exacerbating the plane, it demands to be incorporated into it.