Remedy and Worsen


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Remedy verb – To bring about recovery from.
Usage example: a little extra studying should remedy your poor performance in history thus far this year

Worsen is an antonym for remedy in fix topic.
Nearby Words: remedying, remedied, remedial, remediable
Antonyms for Remedy


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Worsen verb – To become worse or of less value.
Remedy is an antonym for worsen.
Nearby Words: worsening, worse
Antonyms for Worsen
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Common collocations

problem remedy problem worsen problem
situation remedy situation worsen situation
predicament remedy predicament worsen predicament
effects remedy effects worsen effects
Other nouns: depression.

Both words in one sentence

  • Corollary: Any attempt to remedy this by having users vote for/against pending submissions will only worsen the problem, as this will only result in submissions being accepted or sent back to the workshop based 90% on how many of the author's friends vote it up and only 10% on actual quality.
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Worsen and Remedy. (2016). Retrieved 2021, November 30, from
Remedy & Worsen. N.p., 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2021. <>.
Worsen or Remedy. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2021.

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