A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
متفاقم mutafāqim (having become) highly dangerous, threatening, disquieting, critical, reaching alarming proportions
Example: “كانَت الأَوْضاع في الإقليم مُتَفاقِمةً بِسَبَب العُنْف المُسْتَمِرّ”
Translation: “conditions in the region were worsening due to the ongoing violence”
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* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition