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  • make worse — index aggravate (exacerbate), degenerate, exacerbate, impair Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Worse — Worse, v. t. [OE. wursien, AS. wyrsian to become worse.] To make worse; to put disadvantage; to discomfit; to worst. See {Worst}, v. [1913 Webster] Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve to better us and worse our foes. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Worse is better — Worse is better, also called the New Jersey style, was conceived by Richard P. Gabriel to describe the dynamics of software acceptance, but it has broader application. The idea is that quality does not necessarily increase with functionality.… …   Wikipedia

  • make matters worse — make matters/things/worse phrase used for talking about something that makes a bad situation worse These new crops are making matters worse by destroying traditional agriculture. Thesaurus: to make something worsesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • make things worse — make matters/things/worse phrase used for talking about something that makes a bad situation worse These new crops are making matters worse by destroying traditional agriculture. Thesaurus: to make something worsesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Worse than Watergate — subtitled The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush , is a 2004 book by John W. Dean. Dean criticizes the secrecy employed by US President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, depriving citizens of the ability to make informed decisions, and draws …   Wikipedia

  • make no mistake — (about it) informal do not be deceived into thinking otherwise * * * make no mistake used to stress the truth or accuracy of a statement Make no mistake (about it), if we don t address these problems now, they will only get worse. • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make bets in a burning house — (USA) If people are making bets in a burning house, they are engaged in futile activity while serious problems around them are getting worse …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • worse — worse1 [wə:s US wə:rs] adj [: Old English; Origin: wiersa, wyrsa] 1.) [the comparative of bad] more unpleasant, bad, or severe →↑better worse than ▪ The violence was worse than we expected. ▪ The traffic is much worse after five o clock. ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • worse — 1 adjective 1 (the comparative of bad) not as good as someone or something else, or more unpleasant or of a lower standard: The meal couldn t have been much worse. | worse than: The weather was worse than last year. | there s nothing worse than… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worse*/*/*/ — [wɜːs] adj I 1) more unpleasant or bad than something else, or than before Ant: better Our performance got worse as the game went on.[/ex] The company s financial problems are getting worse and worse.[/ex] The injury looked a lot worse than it… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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