What is the opposite of constrict?

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Opposite of to reduce in size, especially through the application of pressure
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Opposite of to inhibit or restrict
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Opposite of to reduce in volume or size by constricting
“They asked Amy to shake her clutch bag to loosen the contents in there before proceeding.”
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(of a muscle) Opposite of to become shorter and tighter in order to effect movement of part of the body
“I like to start my workout with some light cardio to relax the muscles.”
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Opposite of to set, or to serve as, a limit to
“If you ignore the warnings and choose to exceed the speed limit, you put yourself and everyone else on the road at risk.”
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Opposite of to limit, restrict, or inhibit
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Opposite of to make or become thinner or pointier
“It's probably not a good idea to scrape the edge of the blade across the board as this will dull the blade.”
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