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.

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Wors"en, v. i.

To grow or become worse.

De Quincey.

Indifferent health, which seemed rather to worsen than improve. Carlyle.

 

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