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  • as inaged
  • as inancient
  • as inragged
  • as inscraggly
  • as inscrubby
  • as inshabby
  • as intatty
  • as inthreadbare

synonyms for worse for wear

  • elderly
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • gray
  • oldie
  • shot
  • worn
  • age-old
  • been around
  • creaky
  • getting on
  • moth-eaten
  • over the hill
  • passé
  • rusty
  • senescent
  • senior citizen
  • timeworn
  • venerable

antonyms for worse for wear

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  • fresh
  • modern
  • new
  • recent
  • up-to-date
  • young
  • unripe
  • youthful
  • complete
  • even
  • fixed
  • nice
  • polite
  • smooth
  • new
  • neat
  • tidy
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      How to use worse for wear in a sentence

      Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      She fixed her imploring eyes on the Virgin's face and on the saints; but all seemed to her to wear a forbidding look.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      At home Liszt doesn't wear his long abb's coat, but a short one, in which he looks much more artistic.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      He saw that the situation was worse than even he had bargained for, and all his irresolution began to return upon him.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      Hence, shortage of ammunition and shortage of water, which last was the worse felt to-day.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      To travelers blessed with golden sunshine, the Rhine may wear a grander, nobler aspect, and to such I leave it.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      "I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
      THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
      The Swiss are freemen, and wear the fact unconsciously but palpably on their brows and beaming from their eyes.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      “Alas, mon bon Monsieur, it goes from bad to worse,” sighed the old man.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      We are drawing near the chateau, and you might as well wear a cockade tricolor as let them hear that.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO WORSE FOR WEAR

      • age-old
      • ancient
      • antediluvian
      • antiquated
      • antique
      • been around
      • creaky
      • elderly
      • getting on
      • gray
      • moth-eaten
      • oldie
      • over the hill
      • passé
      • rusty
      • senescent
      • senior citizen
      • shot
      • timeworn
      • venerable
      • worn
      • worse for wear
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