What is the opposite of abate?

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Opposite of to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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Opposite of to deduct or omit
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Opposite of to put an end to, especially formally
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Opposite of to decrease in strength or intensity
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Opposite of to annul or make invalid
“Technically, as all 25 member states must ratify the treaty for it to take effect, it is dead.”
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Opposite of to remove or take away (something) from (someone)
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Opposite of to cause a profound effect
“Postmodern thought tends to trivialize this desire, if not ignore it altogether.”
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Opposite of to become weaker or of poorer quality
“The reception appeared to progressively recover as we shifted the antenna to a different location.”
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Opposite of to clear or disappear (gradually), especially of something undesirable
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Opposite of to allay a situation that has escalated
“The police would no doubt argue that provocative goal celebrations could incite crowd trouble.”
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(arithmetic) Opposite of to remove or reduce
“By naming a list range in the name box, you can select the list at any time, and all new records you add to the list will be included in the listed range.”
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