To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify.
To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
To put into a rage; make very angry; infuriate
(Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
(Intransitive) To become calm.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
Comfort means to give a sense of peace to someone.
Find another word for exacerbate. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for exacerbate, like: add fuel to the flames, intensify, worsen, aggravate, heighten, bother, annoy, increase, soothe, provoke and anger.