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None of these athletes showed serious and worsening damage to their heart muscle.

Alternatively, a difficult or moderately difficult child will worsen under the “tough love” parent.

The NFL also knows, however, that things will only get tougher from here as winter nears and coronavirus conditions worsen nationally.

It is also important to settle during the pandemic, which is worsening the drug crisis and devastating local budgets.

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.

It is a horrific and inconvenient truth, but paying ransoms to free hostages invariably worsens the problem in the long-term.

But while the risk to Americans remains incredibly low, the risk to international security worsens by the day.

However, as the conflict worsens, Syrians now experience media fatigue and loss of hope for any international support.

But as turmoil worsens in the region, the plight of Christians becomes more precarious.

The U.S. government is on high alert as the Sudanese crisis worsens by the hour.

Every act of selfish pleasure-seeking, untouched by nobler aims, weakens and worsens the soul's life.

Which worsens the state of poor old Father Hirsch; threatening now really to die, of heart-break and other causes.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worsens, such as: depress, lower, aggravate, decline, damage, and exacerbate.

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