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Synonyms for exacerbate

Synonyms for exacerbate

exasperate or irritate

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BEIRUT: Prime Minister Saad Hariri Tuesday condemned a ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia, warning that it would only further exacerbate regional tensions.
Since the start of the crisis in Syria, we announced that any foreign interference in the crisis without coordination with the Syrian government will merely exacerbate it and will not play any role in controlling the crisis and preventing its intensification," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari told reporters in his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday.
Deployment of such systems will have adverse consequences and will exacerbate problems in the region," Larijani told reporters upon his arrival in Tehran from a three-leg regional tour included Syria, Lebanon and Turkey.
Administration of hypotonic or isotonic intravenous fluids during this reevaluation is again contraindicated because of the potential to exacerbate hyponatremia and fluid overload.
Dependence on a cash economy, overcrowding, pollution, and increased violence in cities can also exacerbate mental disorders.
Lieber reports, HCV infection is particularly common among alcoholics, and alcohol can exacerbate the consequences of HCV infection through several mechanisms.
Any trauma to the involved medial canal is likely to exacerbate the disease process.
Finally, the proposal would exacerbate the difference between U.
Fortunately, the government has not (at least as yet) repeated those errors, so the good news is that the government has done nothing affirmatively wrong since October, 1987, to exacerbate the market's difficulties.
Summary: The two bridges planned to replace the crumbling Jal al-Dib bridge should be connected, a group of citizens following up on the issue said Wednesday, arguing the current plan would actually exacerbate traffic rather than alleviate it.
In that regard, their presence is helping but there are other parts where our mere presence does exacerbate and violence results.
I hope General Synod will face this issue honestly and not exacerbate the present devastation by sticking their heads under their wings while mumbling some pious aphorisms about unity in diversity, Anglican inclusiveness and Christian sensitivity.
And to further exacerbate the problem, the greater New York area is still experiencing land subsidence triggered by the glacial retreat that occurred more than 10,000 years ago.