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synonyms for deteriorate

  • crumble
  • decline
  • degrade
  • depreciate
  • disintegrate
  • ebb
  • fade
  • fail
  • fall apart
  • languish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • regress
  • sink
  • slide
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • worsen
  • adulterate
  • alloy
  • break
  • corrode
  • corrupt
  • debase
  • debilitate
  • decompose
  • deprave
  • descend
  • flag
  • impair
  • injure
  • lapse
  • mar
  • pervert
  • retrograde
  • retrogress
  • rot
  • skid
  • spoil
  • vitiate
  • be worse for wear
  • become worse
  • disimprove
  • go downhill
  • go to pieces
  • go to pot
  • go to the dogs
  • hit the skids
  • lose it
  • lose quality
  • wear away
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antonyms for deteriorate

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  • approve
  • compliment
  • elevate
  • grow
  • improve
  • increase
  • laud
  • praise
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • clear
  • cure
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • join
  • mend
  • purify
  • put together
  • construct
  • develop
  • get better
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How to use deteriorate in a sentence

As the SERP situation deteriorated, the communication with the agency first soured, then the collaboration was terminated without the problem being resolved.
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In just the United States, we’re looking at about $200 billion a year in deteriorating infrastructure.
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The error bars around short-season WAR are huge, and “on-pace” stats during a season usually deteriorate quickly.
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The situation could deteriorate further as job losses have begun to mount.
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The Dalia survey also found that across the board, public perceptions of US global influence have markedly deteriorated.
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In fact, more people said their workplace culture had gotten better in the pandemic than said it had deteriorated—though there are some interesting wrinkles in who felt most positive.
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“The old plan pushed nicer amenities to the outskirts of the rapidly growing city while San Diego’s inner neighborhood parks deteriorated,” she writes.
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The old plan pushed nicer amenities to the outskirts of the rapidly growing city while San Diego’s inner neighborhood parks deteriorated.
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Wines during fermentation, if improperly managed, will produce acetic acid, which will greatly deteriorate their quality.
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But baked potatoes deteriorate every moment they stand after they are tender.
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