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English verb: acerbate

1. acerbate (emotion) cause to be bitter or resentful


SamplesThese injustices embittered her even more.


Synonymsembitter, envenom


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Causeresent

2. acerbate (change) make sour or bitter


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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