What is the opposite of eased?

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Opposite of to have contributed in some way to
“The dark colors certainly worsened the room's dullness.”
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Opposite of past tense for to make more bearable
“Working in Carnaby Street would exacerbate my ire because it attracts all sorts of feckless tourists.”
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Opposite of past tense for to reduce in intensity
“There is no cure for a food allergy and, once your body reacts, you will intensify the reaction each time you ingest the nasty substance.”
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Opposite of past tense for to free from anxiety or worry
“There might still be consequences and she didn't want anything to happen that would stress her grandmother.”
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Opposite of past tense for to become less serious or severe
“Sysco stood there with both of his hands in tight fists, and his teeth clenched as anger started to escalate inside of him.”
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Opposite of past tense for to facilitate or reduce the difficulty of
“It makes sense because you the immortal being are good and you will hinder your own growth when doing harm.”
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Opposite of past tense for to move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
“The second wall of rock doesn't quite meet the one I have been sliding along, so I force myself into the narrowing gap, totally sightless.”
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Opposite of past tense for to loosen or slacken the tension of
“Various methods were tried in the early days to tauten and strengthen the fabric.”
Adjective
Opposite of lessened
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