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devolve

verb

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to become worse or of less value
  • the once-lovely neighborhood has devolved into a squalid slum

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“Devolve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devolve. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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