What is the opposite of chasten?

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Opposite of to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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Opposite of to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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Opposite of to criticize or reprimand (someone) severely
“I'd like to praise the magnificent behavior of the pupils who handled themselves very well.”
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Opposite of to punish or rebuke formally for an offense
“The Crown Prince presented the Emperor with a request to pardon criminals and heretics if the empress's life could be saved.”
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Opposite of to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
“It is good practice to compliment a child when they have displayed good and honest behavior.”
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Opposite of quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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