Synonyms for exacerbating
- add insult to injury
- egg on
- fan the flames
- feed the fire
- go from bad to worse
- heat up
- hit on
- push one's button
- rattle one's cage
- rub salt in a wound
Antonyms for exacerbating
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXACERBATING
Indeed his manner had always been most irritating and exacerbating to Arrelsford.
He lives with Lady Holland, and amuses himself by exacerbating her fears of illness and death.
Her trouble, though of a kind proverbially the most hardening and exacerbating, had an entirely contrary tendency on her.
The influence of menstruation in exacerbating acne has been called in question, but it seems to be well established.
It had come to her, an intolerably pathetic messenger and accuser, out of the exacerbating frowsiness of the Cedars.
1650s, a back-formation from exacerbation or else from Latin exacerbatus, past participle of exacerbare (see exacerbation). Related: Exacerbated; exacerbating.