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An increase in the severity of something (such as a disease)
{n} the highth of a disease, a taunt
A recurrence or worsening of symptoms
Refers to activities by the owner or operator that cause existing contamination to migrate beyond the boundaries of the source of contamination or cause an increased response cost
{i} aggravation, intensification, increase in severity; irritation
action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse; "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
violent and bitter exasperation; "his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel
an increase in the severity of symptoms
violent and bitter exasperation; "his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel"
flare-up or attack of symptoms such as numbness or tingling of hands and feet that typically last for a few weeks; exacerbations come and go throughout the disease course of MS
A flare-up or worsening of a condition
The act rendering more violent or bitter; the state of being exacerbated or intensified in violence or malignity; as, exacerbation of passion
A periodical increase of violence in a disease, as in remittent or continious fever; an increased energy of diseased and painful action
The initial inflammation in the demyelinization process in Multiple Sclerosis, or a relapse and return of symptoms
an increase in the severity of a disease or of its symptoms
The appearance of new symptoms or the aggravation of old ones, lasting at lease 24 hours (synonymous with attack, replace, flare-up, or worsening); usually associated with inflammation and demyelination in the brain or spinal cord
a period when a disease or medical condition becomes worse
To make (pain, anger, etc.) worse; aggravate

The proposed shutdown would exacerbate unemployment problems.

To irritate
to make more sharp, severe, or virulent
make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"
make (pain, anger, etc) worse; aggravate
exasperate or irritate
{f} worsen, intensify, aggravate
If something exacerbates a problem or bad situation, it makes it worse. Longstanding poverty has been exacerbated by racial divisions. = aggravate + exacerbation ex·ac·er·ba·tion the exacerbation of global problems. to make a bad situation worse (past participle of exacerbare, from acerbus )
To render more violent or bitter; to irritate; to exasperate; to imbitter, as passions or disease