VCR Lesson 8 Presentation
Fill in the blank
To increase the severity of something; to intensify irritation or violence.
acer (L.) "sharp"
ex (L.) "from, out of"
Choose the letter of the sentence in which the word in bold face is used incorrectly:
B. When I came home from working all day long, I was exacerbated and needed to take a long nap.
C. Pouring water on a grease fire will only exacerbate the situation, making the flames bigger and the fire more intense.
D. WWI was started by the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which exacerbated already tense conditions across Europe.