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What is the opposite of acquired?

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Adjective
Opposite of having been gained or earned into one's possession
Adjective
Opposite of having been attained or earned, especially through effort
Adjective
Opposite of generally accepted as correct or true
“An uncommon opinion is always unpopular, and as such demonstrates the honesty of the individual who expresses it.”
Adjective
Opposite of procured by purchasing
Verb
Opposite of to have attained or achieved
“I surrendered my search for love and did not feel a shred of regret.”
Verb
Opposite of to have received a particular treatment
“I avoided making mistakes, hence I never had to learn from them.”
Verb
Opposite of to have gotten into one's possession
“The street vendor gave me my hot dog once he had finished preparing it.”
Verb
Opposite of to have acquired something, usually over a period of time
“I lost my appreciation for spices after being away from India for several years.”
Verb
Opposite of to have come upon after searching, study, or effort
“She hid all evidence of her crime.”
Verb
Opposite of to have found unexpectedly or during a search
“It amazed me how everyone overlooked the basic truths about this nation.”
Verb
Opposite of to have accepted or received, typically something awarded
“She had worked hard and tried her best, but ultimately failed at winning a medal during the tournament.”
Verb
(of an illness) Opposite of to have caught or contracted
“I recovered from my cold within a week.”
Verb
Opposite of to have gained or profited from financially
“Samsung lost a lot of money on the Galaxy Note 7 after having to recall the entire line of phones.”
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