What is the opposite of buttress?

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Verb
Opposite of to support or sustain
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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 give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“The reactions of gamers largely contradict the rave reviews afforded to the new console.”
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Opposite of to hold up or serve as a foundation for
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Opposite of to support or hold up
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Opposite of to provide money for
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Opposite of to bear or support without breaking or failing
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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 provide support to
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Opposite of to receive the force of an impact
Noun
Opposite of a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
Noun
Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“An archaeological museum in a cathedral annex on the west coast of Italy pays tribute to the rich and ancient history of the area.”
Noun
Opposite of a means of control or restraint
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
Noun
Opposite of a defensive wall or other reinforcement built to strengthen a place against attack
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