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Adjective
A worsening of a condition or quality
Adjective
Reverting to an earlier and inferior condition
Adjective
Characterized by or causing degeneration
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Not capable of being repaired, cured, regained, or undone
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Noun
The process of becoming progressively worse in standard or quality
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The state of becoming worse or more serious
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The state or quality of being degenerate
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A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
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The act of increasing the rate at which something increases in amount, significance or degree
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Present participle for to decline or deteriorate in state
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“The security forces had to intervene to prevent the situation from worsening.”
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Present participle for make or become worse
“The proposed bank restructuring will dramatically worsen this economic situation.”
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Present participle for to make (something) greater in amount, level or degree by adding to it
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Present participle for to cause damage to, or have a diminishing effect on
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Present participle for to cripple or weaken an element of a video game during its development
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Present participle for to become, or cause to become, bitter or disenchanted
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Present participle for to taint, contaminate or lower in quality
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Present participle for to fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
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