What is the opposite of abuses?

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Verb
Opposite of to treat with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly
“Our top priority as parents is to protect our children.”
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Opposite of to treat in a manner that violates someone's decency
Respect her and accept her wishes to be left alone.”
Verb
Opposite of to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
“We've come a long, long way together, through the hard times and the good. I have to celebrate you, baby. I have to praise you like I should.”
Verb
(honors) Opposite of to apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“The citizen has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but he must honor the laws of his country.”
Verb
(of a quantity of something) Opposite of to apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“Learning to frugalize a recipe with costly ingredients is key to economical cooking.”
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Opposite of to exploit someone for one's own benefit, especially in an underhanded way
“The company set out to design a cyber-security system to protect the vulnerable and less tech-savvy of us from hackers.”
Verb
Opposite of to misuse a device or machine by pushing it to, or over, its limits
“By having multiple hosts, you can migrate your virtual machines to get better performance or shut down hosts that you underutilize.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
“By sacrificing themselves to provide for the basic needs of other family members, they show gratitude for the care and protection their parents gave when raising them.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for insulting and offensive language
“Her servants showered her with flattery, telling her that her beauty far surpassed that of all mortals.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for unjust or corrupt practice
“I am not conventionally religious, but I do have a very strong faith in the essential decency of humanity.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for the improper use of something
“Natural philosophers ought to familiarize themselves with as much mathematics as would enable them to make the proper application of mathematics to physics.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for overuse of a device or machine
“Another factor that contributes to the underuse of system capabilities is a lack of planning.”
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