What is the opposite of bolster?

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Opposite of support or strengthen
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Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
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Opposite of to make stronger or more solid
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(typography) Opposite of to make a typeface have a thicker or heavier stroke
“I can't read any of this until you narrow the typeface.”
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Opposite of to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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Opposite of to prop up
“I will lift my tired legs from this couch once they are fully rested.”
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Opposite of to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“Of course, they look for information that they want to hear and they try to disprove or suppress information they don't want to hear.”
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Opposite of to contribute in some way to
“The wrong colors will certainly worsen the room's dullness.”
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Opposite of to make progress or increase the skill of
“His ability to perform will diminish when age catches up with him.”
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Opposite of to support or hold up
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Opposite of to provide moral support
“His decision to dissociate himself from the controversial organization was met approvingly by the wider public.”
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Opposite of to provide encouragement to
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Opposite of to receive and reduce the force of an impact
“Speeding reduces the time you have to react to a potential crash and can increase the force of the impact.”
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Opposite of to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
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Opposite of to bear or support without breaking or failing
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Opposite of a device to assist in motion as a cane, especially one that provides support under the arm to reduce weight on a leg
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
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