Deteriorate - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 08/04/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Deteriorate.

5 letter answer(s) to deteriorate

  1. become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
  2. Wear away
  3. Eat away
  4. remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"

6 letter answer(s) to deteriorate

  1. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
  2. make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"

7 letter answer(s) to deteriorate


3 letter answer(s) to deteriorate

  1. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
  2. (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
  3. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  4. a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
  5. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"

9 letter answer(s) to deteriorate


4 letter answer(s) to deteriorate

  1. a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi
  2. a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
  3. become coated with oxide
  4. become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid; "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted"
  5. cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
  6. of the brown color of rust
  7. any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
  8. the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water

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