What is the opposite of afflict?

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Opposite of to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
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Opposite of to cause anguish or distress to
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Opposite of to traumatize or cause distress to
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Opposite of to afflict, or be afflicted with, a misfortune or something undesirable
“The shield held six magical tokens from his first Quest in Avantia that would bless him with powers over the Good Beasts.”
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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 to afflict or haunt with (harm)
“After your father found a way to dispel the curse and separate my soul from the Ker's, part of my immortal self was not restored to me.”
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Opposite of to cause anguish or distress 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 weaken someone's morale over a long period
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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 to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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