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worsen

worsen as in grow worse
  • "Conditions in the slum worsened"

Synonyms

  • declinechange toward something smaller or lower ; a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual decrease; a downward slope or bend ; grow worse; refuse to accept; show unwillingness towards; grow smaller; go down; go down in value; inflect for number, gender, case, etc.
worsen as in make worse
  • "This drug aggravates the pain"

Synonyms

  • aggravatemake worse; exasperate or irritate
  • exacerbatemake worse; exasperate or irritate
  • exasperateexasperate or irritate ; make furious ; make worse