[ US /ɪɡˈzæsɝˌbeɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈæsəbˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. making worse
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How To Use exacerbating In A Sentence

  • Exacerbating the universities' position is the compromising position university presidents have been placed in.
  • In contrast, tumor cells don't know when to die, thereby exacerbating the uncontrolled growth of malignancies.
  • Additionally, we must analyze collusion between foreign and indigenous patriarchies under imperialism in exacerbating women's oppression.
  • Exacerbating factors include alcohol use and vehicles that are overloaded and poorly maintained.
  • Exacerbating the situation is the fact that cadets and midshipman who are children of career military parents are present in record numbers at the service academies.
  • Pilots, unhappy at the increased expectations placed on them, are exacerbating the situation by striking for improved pay and conditions.
  • Exacerbating the problem, bacteria constantly exchange bits of DNA with one another, spreading that resistance.
  • People who suffer emotional distress can turn to food to suppress their feelings, only exacerbating the problem.
  • Thankfully, the army of developers who will submit ideas to the Apps for Development Competition represent the body of people who are interested in alleviating, not exacerbating, human suffering. Kate Otto: Apps for Development, not Destruction (VIDEO)
  • At least the government is trying to find an actual solution, rather than exacerbating the problem.
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