Worsen

Definition of Worsen

Wors´en
v. t.1.To make worse; to deteriorate; to impair.
It is apparent that, in the particular point of which we have been conversing, their condition is greatly worsened.
- Southey.
2.To get the better of; to worst.
v. i.1.To grow or become worse.
Indifferent health, which seemed rather to worsen than improve.
- Carlyle.

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