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- v. Present participle of exacerbate.
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- adj. Making worse.
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- adj. making worse
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Lesson to be learned: Activists on the left are much more interested in exacerbating their differences to the point of sectarian bickering than in uniting their efforts to accomplish even one thing they can mostly agree on, which leads to the prominence of rightwing maniacs that no one agrees with but that at least present a unified front of crazy instead of 37 different flavors of it.
Bob McDonnell, citing the rising influence of the Christian right in exacerbating “discrimination” against gays and women.
I think some of it had to do with the post 9/11 moment and some of it was due to their complicity in exacerbating the permanent campaign culture.
Many of his supporters had a hand in exacerbating our credit crisis problems.
Though nature played a part, human action played a key role in exacerbating this disaster.
Church leaders blamed feminism for 'exacerbating' problems within marriage and described same-sex unions as an 'eclipse of God'.
He went on too stated that the blockade is "utterly unjustified" and is "exacerbating" an already awful humanitarian crisis.
Mr Durkan described the continuing blockade of the territory by Israel as "utterly unjustified" and said it is "exacerbating" an already dire humanitarian crisis.
Meanwhile, the nation's 9.7 million recipients of both Medicare and Medicaid are exacerbating the struggle with rising health care expenses.
Some firms were criticized for pulling out of the market during the flash crash, exacerbating the plunge, but this month they have stayed in and increased their activity, analysts and traders said.