What are the antonyms for EXACERBATE?

Synonyms for EXACERBATE

Usage Examples for EXACERBATE

  1. Unless we really put the traffic down with a strong hand, and instantly, we must instantly repeal the treaties that pretended to abolish it, for these exacerbate the evil a hundred fold, and are ineffectual to any one purpose but putting money into the pockets of our men of war. - "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839)" by Thomas Clarkson
  2. Thus they helped to exacerbate the relations of England and Germany and to hasten the advent of the Great War. - "The Problem of China" by Bertrand Russell