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- v. Present participle of worsen.
- n. A worse situation; an aggravation
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. changing something with the result that it becomes worse
- adj. changing for the worse
- n. process of changing to an inferior state
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The keepers of the "Doomsday Clock" plan to move its hands forward next Wednesday to reflect what they call worsening nuclear and climate threats to the world.
Happening right now, the International Red Cross preparing to beef up relief efforts for what it calls a worsening disaster for millions of Iraqis.
That's why we report to you about what we call worsening sectarian violence.
That was the message on Capitol Hill today where Federal Reserve Governor Edward Gramlich warned of what he called a worsening fiscal outlook.
This month the Texas Department of Agriculture, going beyond its usual purview that includes school lunches and regulating gas pumps, launched a website publicizing what it calls a worsening situation "threatening the lives of our fellow citizens and jeopardizing our nation's food supply."
Vietnamese American member of the US Congress deplored Tuesday what he called worsening repression in his native country and appealed for pressure on
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner has provided new details of torture under what he calls worsening conditions since President Obama's election.
The Current Account Trade balance is once again worsening, while the Administration is functionally pumping false data on increases in Wholesale orders.
The condition, which progresses more rapidly than other types of muscular dystrophy, is characterized by worsening muscle weakness.
But his message would have more credibility if he admitted to his long-standing role in worsening the problem he now decries.