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to become worse, or to make something worse
to make a problem or difficult situation worse
to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this
to make something bad become worse, especially a situation or a medical condition
to make a situation worse by making people more angry or excited
to make a situation worse instead of better
used for talking about something that makes a bad situation worse
to make a bad situation even worse by saying or doing something that makes someone angry
if a situation comes to a head, or if you bring it to a head, it suddenly becomes worse
a pattern on a sandy beach, made as a form of natural art …
a game played by several people on a board shaped like a star. Each player tries to be the first...
a symbol named after King Adinkra, used in West Africa in fabric and on other items
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