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  Words related to worsen

Related / Similar Words: decline, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate

 

Definition:
  • grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened";
  • make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain";

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    Hyponyms: inflame, sicken, come down, devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate, deprive, impoverish, fail, tumble, slip, drop off, drop away, fall away, suffer, lose, regress, retrograde, retrogress, turn down, irritate, degrade, cheapen

     

    Derivational Morphology: decline, declination, deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening, aggravation, exacerbation

     

     
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