What is the opposite of commend?

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Opposite of praise formally or officially
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Opposite of entrust someone or something to
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Opposite of to compliment someone, especially for an achievement
“If you make a mistake, you apologize. You do not denigrate someone else to get yourself out of a hole of your own making.”
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Opposite of to recognize something as valuable
“It is often easy to dismiss issues that do not affect us as being unimportant.”
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Opposite of to champion or endorse a cause
“We must oppose any trade rules based on even the most minimalist form of reciprocity in market access.”
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Opposite of to express approval or admiration of
“Rose was disappointed in her daughter's exam results and would criticize her at length about it.”
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Opposite of to express a favorable opinion of something
“He was an insecure man who would often insult others to mask his own deficiencies.”
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to advise as the best course or choice
“The program is designed to dissuade young people from starting with illicit drugs.”
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Opposite of to hand over or relinquish possession of
“Realizing the power it yields, Moss decides to retain the jewel despite his promise to return it to The Treasury.”
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Opposite of to commercially promote or recommend
“After my horrendous experience, I discommend this service and would advise others to look for alternatives in vehicle repairs.”
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Opposite of to make (something) more precious or valuable
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Opposite of to entrust a personal property or belonging to someone
“After a series of losses, he would withdraw his financial affairs from the investment company.”
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