Meaning: To become or make more intense.

To become greater, deeper, more serious, or more extreme, or to make something do this.

Cultural/semantic note: The gloss of this sign is literally WORSE/WORSEN. But, unlike the English meaning "worse", this ASL word WORSE can be either a positive or neutral connotation in some contexts.

For example, Signer A: WOW, HER EYELASHES CL:L-lashes(cha). ("Her eyelashes are amazingly long.") Signer B: (nodding), FAMILY GENERATION-TO-GENERATION. /\BEFORE IX-me LITTLE-GIRL, EYELASHES WORSE CL4-long-lash(aah).

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