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Rule "It's the worse (worst) possible outcome"

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Description: It's the worse (worst) possible outcome
Message: 'Worst' seems more likely than 'worse' in this context.
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It's the worse possible outcome.
    Correction suggestion: worst
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The later I stay up the worse I feel.
  • Ever since the joys of the fermented grape were discovered, the bibulous have been waking up feeling the worse for wear.
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