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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.
Especially strange is that the population is allegedly edgy and tired of perhaps living forever yet an eternity within the Ink Well has to exacerbate all that is eating at everyone, but no one seems agitated.
itself, leading to economic and social consequences, and has "served only to exacerbate the hatred of Islamic extremists around the world and to accelerate the recruitment of anti-American forces".
Not only do unvaccinated workers put residents at risk, says APIC in an American Journal of Infection Control special article, they ultimately can exacerbate existing staff shortages, curtail admissions, and increase healthcare costs.
Certainly, if the United States is going to be there for a long time, it's going to exacerbate regional tensions.
While some would say that the replacement of the old Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) was necessary to end welfare dependency, others argue that TANF is an overly coercive measure that will only exacerbate social problems such as child poverty and homelessness.
A misunderstanding about the tax consequences of a settlement agreement can exacerbate these difficulties.
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.S.