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  • nounintensification
  • nounirritation

synonyms for exacerbation

  • aggravation
  • worsening
  • heightening
  • increasing
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How to use exacerbation in a sentence

There was a slight intermission of symptoms and then an exacerbation.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
His death served still more to increase the exacerbation of the conquerors against the conquered.
HORSE-SHOE ROBINSONJOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
This was immediately followed by a marked exacerbation of his psychotic manifestations.
STUDIES IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRYBERNARD GLUECK
(iii) It is rarely required for acute frontal sinusitis, although it might be used in acute exacerbation of a chronic suppuration.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Where the fever was sharp, it usually remitted during the day, having its exacerbation in the night.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
The nocturnal exacerbation now takes the form of delirium and incoherent talking.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
Exacerbation succeeded surprise; and that in turn gave way to a maddening thirst for sanguinary vengeance.
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING
They had begun to comprehend this exacerbation of emotion—this paroxysmal rhapsody.
A PROTEGEE OF JACK HAMLIN'S AND OTHER STORIESBRET HARTE
The exacerbation occurred much more frequently just before than just after the period.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
Just prior to the onset of an exacerbation the leucocytosis is low.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 5VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXACERBATION

  • condition deepening
  • exacerbation
  • exaggeration
  • heightening
  • increase
  • inflammation
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • sharpening
  • strengthening
  • worsening
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