To remove all things which may alarm, torment, or exacerbate?
It's not for you, and you do but exacerbate the frightful pain there's been in feeling it with them.
Any foreign intervention serves only to exacerbate the situation by increasing the number and intensity of inter-ethnic grudges.
exacerbate 1650s, from L. exacerbat-, pp. stem of exacerbare (see exacerbation). Related: Exacerbated; exacerbating.