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worsening

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  • verbdiminish, decay
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Synonyms for worsening

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 worsening

  • 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 worsening

aggravation

noun. worsening of a situation,
  • condition deepening
  • exacerbation
  • exaggeration
  • heightening
  • increase
  • inflaming
  • inflammation
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • sharpening
  • strengthening
  • worsening

decline

noun. lessening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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