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synonyms for worsens

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

antonyms for worsens

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  • aid
  • comfort
  • help
  • improve
  • increase
  • make happy
  • raise
  • rise
  • soothe
  • build
  • grow
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None of these athletes showed serious and worsening damage to their heart muscle.
TEEN ATHLETES WITH EVEN MILD COVID-19 CAN DEVELOP HEART PROBLEMSPARTHO SENGUPTANOVEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Alternatively, a difficult or moderately difficult child will worsen under the “tough love” parent.
WHY ONE CHILD CAN BE MORE ‘DIFFICULT’ THAN ANOTHERMEGHAN LEAHYNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The NFL also knows, however, that things will only get tougher from here as winter nears and coronavirus conditions worsen nationally.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, CHARGERS DROP ANOTHER HEARTBREAKER IN NFL WEEK 9CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It is also important to settle during the pandemic, which is worsening the drug crisis and devastating local budgets.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON, THREE OTHER COMPANIES CLOSE IN ON $26 BILLION DEAL ON OPIOID LITIGATIONJOEL ACHENBACH, CHRISTOPHER ROWLAND, KATIE ZEZIMA, AARON DAVISNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even without new restrictions, Americans are likely to stay away from air travel, hotels, gyms, bars, restaurants and other consumer-facing businesses, worsening already lackluster demand.
T-MOBILE US TO PAY $200 MILLION PENALTY TO SETTLE ACCUSATIONS OVER LIFELINE PROGRAMNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Longer term, a workforce shortage in nursing homes is projected to worsen without major reforms.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: ENFORCEMENT QUESTIONS LOOM OVER SCHOOLS, NURSING HOMESKARA GRANT AND JARED WHITLOCKOCTOBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Economists are once again tearing up and rewriting GDP projections as the pandemic worsens.
AFTER WEDNESDAY’S MONSTER SELL-OFF, GLOBAL MARKETS REMAIN CHOPPY AHEAD OF A BIG TECH EARNINGS BONANZABERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
New coronavirus infections across the greater Washington region hit an 11-week high Wednesday, mirroring a rise seen across large swaths of the country as the pandemic’s spread worsens ahead of the cold winter months.
D.C. REGION HITS 11-WEEK HIGH IN CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS BUT AVOIDS SPIKES SEEN ELSEWHEREDANA HEDGPETH, LAURA VOZZELLA, LOLA FADULU, REBECCA TANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The final decision on the bonus pool will also depend on performance in the fourth quarter and any estimated impact on the bank from the worsening pandemic situation, the people said.
DEUTSCHE BANK’S UNLIKELY COMEBACK CONTINUES AS THE LENDER DELIVERS AN EARNINGS BEAT AND SIGNALS A BOOST TO BONUSESBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
During this worsening pandemic, few things have created more debate among a large swath of the population than requiring people to wear masks in indoor public places, including stores.
TARGET’S CEO SAYS ITS MASK-WEARING REQUIREMENT IS ABOUT SAFETY, NOT POLITICSPHIL WAHBAOCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
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