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To become worse

worsen

verb

to become worse, or to make something worse

decline

verb

to become less or worse

deteriorate

verb

to become worse

deepen

verb

if a bad situation deepens, it becomes worse

escalate

verb

to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this

descend into

if a situation descends into a certain bad state, it becomes bad

spiral

verb

to continuously become worse, more, or less

degenerate

verb

to become worse

go down

to become worse

slip into

to gradually start to be in a bad state or situation

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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