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exacerbated

[ ig-zas-er-bey-tid, ek-sas- ]
/ ɪgˈzæs ərˌbeɪ tɪd, ɛkˈsæs- /
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adjective
made worse, more severe, or more bitter; aggravated: The Economic Policy Institute recently released a study showing evidence of an exacerbated income gap between rich and poor.
feeling or showing embitterment, irritation, or exasperation:With an exacerbated huff, the gunslinger hauled a second revolver from his shoulder, training its barrel on the captain.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exacerbated

un·ex·ac·er·bat·ed, adjective

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