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Opposite of to break, split, or burst open
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Opposite of to arrest or legally apprehend
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Opposite of to lower the rank or status of something or someone
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Opposite of to destroy or cause the ruin of
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Opposite of to strike or hit heavily, and sometimes repeatedly
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Opposite of to break up into small pieces as the result of impact
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Opposite of to cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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Opposite of to strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
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Opposite of to hit or strike someone or something
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Opposite of to hit or strike, especially on the head
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Opposite of to break or destroy the structure of
“It is important to repair the muscle layer competently, to prevent dead spaces that can lead to hematomas forming and infection developing.”
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Opposite of to hit or strike someone or something
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Opposite of to stop operating
“You will need some batteries to get that little engine to work.”
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Opposite of to cause to separate into pieces, typically suddenly or forcibly
“If too much hydrogen is present, the mixture will combine up to the point of mutual saturation, and the redundant gas will be left in an uncombined state.”
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Opposite of to comprehensively defeat
“Nigel started strongly, but he would eventually lose to his bigger and stronger opponent.”
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Opposite of to hit (someone) hard
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Opposite of to strike, especially with force
“Jobe was terrible at shooting games because he would completely miss most of his targets.”
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(of rain, a crop or supply) Opposite of to be insufficient when needed or expected
“His advisor advised him that if he invested in the right stocks, his wealth would prosper.”
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Opposite of to apprehend or arrest someone
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Opposite of to fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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Opposite of to completely destroy or devastate
“Many of the families chose to stay and help build the town of West Jefferson.”
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Opposite of to break free from confinement or control
“Rather than purchase his freedom at the expense of his Loyalty, he chose to remain in confinement, and await his fate.”
Noun
Opposite of an object, person or endeavor in a state of failure
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Opposite of an arrest for illegal activity
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Opposite of a woman's chest as measured around her breasts
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Opposite of a blow with the fist
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Opposite of a hard or repeated hit or strike
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Opposite of a hard strike or hit
“The master was able to knock each of these men to the ground with a touch of his finger.”
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Opposite of a woman's chest or breasts
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Opposite of either of the two soft, protruding organs on the upper front of a woman's body which secrete milk after childbirth
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Opposite of a small statue, usually a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta etc.
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Opposite of a person or thing that causes disappointment
“Despite the unexpected storm, the celebrations turned out to be a success.”
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Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
Adjective
Opposite of having below average income or lacking money to sufficiently live comfortably
“He was fortunate enough to be the heir to his rich father's great fortune.”
Adjective
Opposite of faulty or not meeting acceptable standards or use
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of financial bankruptcy
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