What is the opposite of abrade?

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Opposite of to scrape or wear away by friction or erosion
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Opposite of to damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
“A good wax will easily last eight to ten months on a car that will protect the paint from external elements like scratches, dust, and contaminants.”
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Opposite of to smooth or level out by rubbing or applying friction
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Opposite of to scrape or wear away by friction
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Opposite of clean, polish thoroughly
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Opposite of to wear away gradually
“The industrial-strength adhesive will strengthen the torsional resistance of the ladder.”
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Opposite of to make rough or coarse
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Opposite of to crush or reduce to fine particles
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