What is the opposite of abolish?

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Opposite of to put an end to, especially formally
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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 completely, leaving no trace
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Opposite of to destroy (usually forcefully) or to put an end to
“The rhetoric serves to perpetuate the myth that perpetrators have no control over their behavior when they are drunk.”
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Opposite of to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
“Dad would often aid my development in tennis by taking me to extra practice sessions.”
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Opposite of to stop, call off, or give up on doing something
“The group wanted to continue with their holiday plans despite massive delays with their flight schedule.”
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Opposite of to remove completely, leaving no trace
“The parties to contested actions are often at daggers drawn, and the litigious process serves to exacerbate the hostility between them.”
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Opposite of to take a life
“The story is about a scientist who claimed that he could resurrect the dead.”
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Opposite of to die or cease living
“Feller helps students understand the transient world in which they live and to appreciate the natural ephemera all around them.”
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