Sentence Examples with the word Exacerbate

He was largely responsible for the Scandinavian Seven Years' War (1562-70), which did so much to exacerbate the relations between Denmark and Sweden.

The attempt of the king to enforce the official use of the Dutch language, and the foundation of the so-called philosophical college at Louvain helped to exacerbate the growing discontent.

He wanted desperately to put his arms around her but knew he'd just exacerbate the situation.

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But these five things exacerbate most other social problems, so their elimination will ease pressures on other problems while creating very few new ones.