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worsen

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1 to become worse or of less value
  • the condition of the house worsened with every year of neglect

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2 to make more severe
  • the harsh winter only worsened the fuel shortage

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“Worsen.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/worsen. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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