It was the worse news I could hear.
His silence was worse than his anger.
There's no point in making it look any worse than it is.
Which would be worse, an uneasy stomach or split lips?
It's worse than that.
He knew in a situation like this fear and panic were their worse enemies.
Worse off than our poorest beggars.
Yet one has just occurred that was even worse than the first.
With skin cancer, like all diseases, over time some people get better and some people get worse, and often we really don't know why.
It'll be worse if he fires the bridge.
It wasn't the first time she'd heard such a thing, but it sounded far worse coming from the devil than it had Wynn.
"I'm thinking there are worse things than death," he replied.
"If you do not understand these sentiments," he seemed to be saying, "so much the worse for you!"
He was expecting worse than a cat in Darian's room.
But if I had not helped you, you would have been in a worse place.
But this puts an infinitely worse face on the matter, and suggests, beside, that probably not even the other three succeed in saving their souls, but are perchance bankrupt in a worse sense than they who fail honestly.
But it is the fault of the government itself that the remedy is worse than the evil.
Well, if need be, I shall do it no worse than others.
And worse yet, Cade had thought she was going along with his skit.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
Worse than strangling you?
And if she told Damian who to kill, did that make her worse than them?
The case is this: my father's health is growing noticeably worse, he cannot stand any contradiction and is becoming irritable.
And Natasha felt that this costume, the very one she had regarded with surprise and amusement at Otradnoe, was just the right thing and not at all worse than a swallow-tail or frock coat.
Just have worse odds, Jule said, trying not to let his own alarm show.
Maybe he's got something worse planned.
Through all of this, we can end war by making it a worse choice than the status quo for everyone. 3.
She was, alas, the helpless victim of my outbursts of temper and of affection, so that she became much the worse for wear.
His success convinced him that language can be conveyed through type to the mind of the blind-deaf child, who, before education, is in the state of the baby who has not learned to prattle; indeed, is in a much worse state, for the brain has grown in years without natural nourishment.
We shall not cease to express our sincere views on that subject, and can only say to the King of Prussia and others: 'So much the worse for you.
Incidents were related evidently confirming the opinion that everything was going from bad to worse, but whether telling a story or giving an opinion the speaker always stopped, or was stopped, at the point beyond which his criticism might touch the sovereign himself.
"Things get worse from hour to hour!" ejaculated Marya Dmitrievna.
These dispositions and orders only seem worse than previous ones because the battle of Borodino was the first Napoleon did not win.
But I guess if we have, it's no worse than having a child out of wedlock.
Worse, he had again assumed she was a willing participant.
What was even worse, their love life was suffering.
What was worse, he was sending her away.
Don't get me wrong; I'm not condoning what we did but there were others who were much worse; sicko guys who really hurt their victims; sometimes killed them.
What's worse is they want to use our backyard as their warzone.
Worse, what was she that hundreds of people were willing to seek her out to kill her?
"There are things worse than death," she reminded him.
Worse, she was losing her grip on the magic within her.
Worse, she wasn't about to give the creature that tricked her into Hell and turned her Immortal an ounce of compassion.
Worse than seeing him was feeling him.
Worse than what you did.
To make matters worse, half of Bird Song's guests who passed by congratulated him on the debate, a sure sign they hadn't been there.
You sure bring out the worse in me, Dean.
Too bad I'm always at my worse when you gallop up, isn't it?
"Worse and worse!" groaned the poor poet.
If the conditions weren't sterile—a word that was not even comprehended at the time—the inoculation didn't work, or worse, introduced a new disease.
The employer gained $9 an hour, Chang got a job, and no one is worse off.
In a few years, the money is gone and they are worse off than before.
The theory was that life in the workhouse had to be worse than life outside the workhouse, otherwise it would be overrun with the poor.
Some might say something I consider even worse: It is inexcusable that some go hungry while you have so much.
In one case, the technology, writing, probably resulted in our memories getting worse, but we gained much more than we lost.
The wounded leg soon became so much worse that the horse was suspended from a beam.
It is hard to have a Southern overseer; it is worse to have a Northern one; but worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself.
I confess, that practically speaking, when I have learned a man's real disposition, I have no hopes of changing it for the better or worse in this state of existence.
It was a small cavity under ten feet of water; but I think that I can warrant the pond not to need soldering till they find a worse leak than that.
They think that, if they should resist, the remedy would be worse than the evil.
It can make things no worse, and it is absolutely necessary to prepare him if he is so ill.
Napoleon has also formed his plan by now, not worse than this one.
The prince, who generally kept very strictly to social distinctions and rarely admitted even important government officials to his table, had unexpectedly selected Michael Ivanovich (who always went into a corner to blow his nose on his checked handkerchief) to illustrate the theory that all men are equals, and had more than once impressed on his daughter that Michael Ivanovich was "not a whit worse than you or I."
With this object he intended to meet the regiment; so the worse the condition it was in, the better pleased the commander- in-chief would be.
It'll be worse for you.
If they are beaten, flogged, or sent to Siberia, I don't suppose they are any the worse off.
I'll go in and hand the letter to the Emperor myself so much the worse for Drubetskoy who drives me to it!
"There are some like ourselves and some worse," she thought.
It comforted her to reflect that she was not better as she had formerly imagined, but worse, much worse, than anybody else in the world.
So much the worse for the Russian army....
The dispositions cited above are not at all worse, but are even better, than previous dispositions by which he had won victories.
His pseudo- orders during the battle were also no worse than formerly, but much the same as usual.
She moved simply to be farther away from the wounded man.
During this halt the escort treated the prisoners even worse than they had done at the start.
This state of things is continually becoming worse and makes one fear that unless a prompt remedy is applied the troops will no longer be under control in case of an engagement.
Nicholas' position became worse and worse.
At this point, abandoning the two fertilized eggs might be a worse sin.
His sympathy only made matters worse and she hiccupped.
What's worse, you were so naïve - and you love him.
Think how much worse you'd feel if the town you visualized really existed.
Howie's mother took a turn for the worse and he'd been advised she wouldn't make it.
I steeled myself to hide the fear that welled up inside me like the worse cramps I could possibly endure.
Are you sure Europe is worse than here?
The dreams got worse, and then I went to Talon's one night.
This weekend looks worse than we thought.
It was the worst place she'd ever been, worse than any horror movie, worse than any nightmare.
Sometimes he did this after he'd hit her or screamed at her worse than usual.
Things will get worse before they get better, but they should get better.
She'd been deep undercover in much worse situations.
The early December sun couldn't set fast enough to prevent her pounding headache from growing worse on her drive to work.
A deeper ache, as if she had the flu and every muscle in her body was on fire, was made worse by sleeping on the cold floor.
The more noise you make, the worse I make it for you.
They were always worse at night, when Damian's draw was overwhelming.
He was worse than a woman PMSing.
Claire didn't look any worse for wear after a day in the offsite location Dusty had scouted as a temporary dungeon for their prisoners.
"Worse and worse!" groaned the poor poet.
I was wrong to laugh at Mack, we're getting it still worse, said Nesvitski.
Mademoiselle Bourienne and the little princess had to own to themselves that Princess Mary in this guise looked very plain, worse than usual, but it was too late.
Why did I say 'Je vous aime' * to her, which was a lie, and worse than a lie?
The unknown can be worse than reality, and she had no idea what to expect on the flight.
Worse things could happen.
To make matters worse, lately she had been dreaming of the ranch as well.
She could do a lot worse than Davis, but marriage wasn't a solution to her problems.
She tried to work the muscles in her lower back with her fingertips, but the effort was worse than the benefit.
They might just figure I'm a whack case or worse yet, want to round you up and stuff you in their back office.
It'd gotten worse after she touched him in the car.
I never knew, and never shall know, a worse man than myself.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.