Once past the open vista, the road deteriorated, dropping into the forest on federal land.
Melissa's eyesight deteriorated over a number of years.
The breed of horses has generally deteriorated since the demand for military purposes has declined with the establishment of British supremacy.
Questions are constantly raised as to whether horse and hounds have improved or deteriorated in modern times.
Hermetically sealing itself from any intrusion from below, it deteriorated by close and constant intermarriage; and it was already, both morally and intellectually, below the level of the rest of the nation.