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The dictified word of the day is : exacerbate

Exacerbate \Ex*ac"er*bate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exacerrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exacerrating}.] [L. exacerbatus, p. p. of exacerbare; ex out (intens.) + acerbare. See {Acerbate}.] To render more violent or bitter; to irriate; to exasperate; to imbitter, as passions or disease. --Broughman. web1913
exacerbate v 1: make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain" [syn: {worsen}, {aggravate}, {exasperate}] [ant: {better}] 2: exasperate or irritate [syn: {exasperate}, {aggravate}] wn

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