deterior

See: inferior
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Once a jewel in the French empire, it has now deterior at e d into the very worst kind of failed state.
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Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, said: "If the intention is to increase pressure on schools and to continue to introduce badly thought-out initiatives at breakneck speed, the situation will only deterior ate.
In the United States, however, Hootowl finds true spirituality deterior ating into "hucksterism," and he "felt with all his heart that the colored race deserved a spiritual tradition of its own.