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Get worse   /gɛt wərs/   Listen
Get worse

verb
1.
Deteriorate in health.  Synonym: relapse.






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"Get worse" Quotes from Famous Books



... I am going to try and dictate to you a letter or a note, and begin the same without any spark of hope, my mind being entirely in abeyance. This malady is very bitter on the literary man. I have had it now coming on for a month, and it seems to get worse instead of better. If it should prove to be softening of the brain, a melancholy interest will attach to the present document. I heard a great deal about you from my mother and Graham Balfour; the latter declares that you could take a First ...
— Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson - Volume 2 • Robert Louis Stevenson

... he is very,—not what you mean by honest; but his mother is dead, and he hasn't any friends; he goes with a miserable set of fellows, and he'll get worse than he is in no time if ...
— Tip Lewis and His Lamp • Pansy (aka Isabella Alden)

... in the collision," he said, after a long pause. "I 'ad to be helped 'ome. So far it seems to get worse, but ...
— Night Watches • W.W. Jacobs



Words linked to "Get worse" :   turn, get well, change state, relapse



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