What is the opposite of approve?

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Opposite of to accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
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“I refuse to disallow my people our right to our pain, or to our joy.”
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Opposite of to like, or believe that someone or something is good or acceptable
“It is not for me to condemn the actions of man but to suggest that a wake-up call for men to be what God has called them to be.”
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Opposite of to grant something to someone
“He was still considered a threat and the government would subsequently deny his right to return to the country.”
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Opposite of to make or declare legally valid
“Having your will reviewed by a good attorney will guard you against loopholes in the document that could invalidate the will in your state.”
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Opposite of to tolerate or allow (something that is generally frowned on)
“Another tactic, which I abhor, was to use pepper, chili or anything to irritate the hounds' noses.”
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Opposite of to uphold, affirm, or confirm the justice or validity of
“There is suspicion that some political leaders may manipulate and corrupt the law to serve their personal ends.”
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Opposite of to approve
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Opposite of to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Opposite of to trust or accept as true or credible
“You are an incorrigible cynic who will doubt anything you hear.”
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