What is the opposite of afflict?

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Opposite of cause or become hurt
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(usually of a disease or condition) Opposite of to affect adversely
“Eating a healthy and balanced meal will help to protect against all forms of malnutrition.”
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Opposite of to cause physical pain to
“I am hoping this anti-inflammatory cream will cure the pain in my elbow so I can play tennis again.”
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Opposite of be afflicted with
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Opposite of to cause persistent suffering to
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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 be (constantly) subjected to something unpleasant
“I hope to God that he will bless me with sunny weather on my wedding day.”
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Opposite of to be detrimental to
“Some skeptics have surprisingly suggested that global warming could actually benefit society and the economy.”
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Opposite of live in a frugal way
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Opposite of to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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