GRE Word List


to make more violent, bitter, or severe

The meaning of the word exacerbate is to make more violent, bitter, or severe.

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illicitnot permitted : unlawful
skimto clear (a liquid) of scum or floating substance
mirewet spongy earth (as of a bog or marsh)
insurgenta person who revolts against civil authority or an established government
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
asinineextremely or utterly foolish or silly
ennuia feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction : boredom
mangeany of various persistent contagious skin diseases marked especially by eczematous inflammation and loss of hair, affecting domestic animals or sometimes humans, and caused by a minute parasitic mite compare sarcoptic mange
panga brief piercing spasm of pain
collationa light meal allowed on fast days in place of lunch or supper