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worsen

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  • verbdiminish, decay
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Synonyms for worsen

verb diminish, decay
  • aggravate
  • damage
  • decline
  • depress
  • deteriorate
  • exacerbate
  • get worse
  • impair
  • lower
  • corrode
  • degenerate
  • descend
  • disintegrate
  • retrograde
  • retrogress
  • rot
  • sink
  • fall off
  • go downhill

Antonyms for worsen

  • aid
  • comfort
  • help
  • improve
  • increase
  • make happy
  • raise
  • rise
  • soothe
  • build
  • grow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to worsen

add insult to injury

verb. make worse
  • add fuel to the fire
  • aggravate
  • exacerbate
  • heighten
  • provoke
  • rub salt in the wound
  • slap in the face
  • twist the knife
  • worsen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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