Vocab Presentation #8
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The word is (#3) exacerbate.
tr. verb. To increase the severity of something; to intensify irritation or violence.
Which sentence uses the word incorrectly?
A. Do french fries and chocolate exacerbate acne?
B. Building a toll road on I-77 will exacerbate the traffic issues.
C. My sister is so annoying; she exacerbates me everyday.
D. My fear of heights is exacerbated by being up high.
The answer is C.