What is the opposite of brace?

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Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
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Opposite of two objects or people related in some way or considered together
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Opposite of a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position
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Opposite of two people or things of the same sort considered together
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Opposite of a point at which parts of a structure are joined
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Opposite of the strengthening structure or material employed in reinforced concrete or plastic
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Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
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Opposite of a brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together
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Opposite of something giving balance
Verb
Opposite of to (attempt to) stay balanced by holding or leaning against something
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Opposite of to prepare oneself (or others) emotionally or mentally, especially for something challenging
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Opposite of to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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Opposite of to reinforce the strength or sturdiness of
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Opposite of to provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
“Catrionna, to her credit, did much to seriously weaken the support beneath the orc camp.”
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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 resist or endure (something) successfully
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Opposite of to support or hold up
“For any type of hanging container, choose tomatoes with small fruit because the hanging vines break under the weight of a crop of large tomatoes.”
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Opposite of to ready oneself for a challenging experience
“How is it they as believers could succumb to the experience of being forsaken by God, in terror before the withdrawal of divine love?”
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Opposite of to draw or make tight or taut
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Opposite of to strengthen or stabilize
“The lies are just the latest attempt to destabilize a fractured country.”
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Opposite of to bear or support without breaking or failing
“Apparently, paleontologists have wondered for years as to why the brachiosaurus didn't collapse under its own weight.”
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Opposite of to instill courage into
“The dragon's loud roar served to startle the enemy soldiers.”
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(of a state or process) Opposite of to encourage the development of, or increased activity in, something
“Experts believe that some parents exert control in ways that stifle a child's development of problem-solving skills, responsibility, and self-confidence.”
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Opposite of to prepare oneself
“There are no circumstances in life so afflicting as entirely to unprepare a man to meet death with resignation.”
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Opposite of to free from fear, doubt or anxiety
“They might in fact, have borne down a great deal more than they met with, for there was little to distress them beyond the want of graciousness and warmth.”
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Opposite of appeal to, implore
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Opposite of to make or become steady
“I got nervous when she started to rock the cable car by jumping up and down in it.”
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