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What is the opposite of counteract?

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Opposite of to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Opposite of to deliberately act in opposition to, to thwart or frustrate
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Opposite of to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Opposite of to render useless or neutralize
“Staying away from me in the morning will strengthen our relationship because absence makes the heart grow fonder.”
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Opposite of to counteract or equal the effect or importance of
“These traditional garments grossly disproportion the male body.”
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Opposite of neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite influence
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Opposite of to offset or equalize something
“Many factors differentiate the nature of the disorders, including terrain, politics, and the strategic location of the trouble spot.”
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Opposite of to provide assuagement or palliation to
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Opposite of to contravene an accepted rule or stipulation
Follow the order and prevent the launch, General!”
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Opposite of make legally null and void
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to solve (a problem)
“As those who attended the meeting heard, there are several issues of circumstance that problematize this motion.”
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Opposite of to disallow, usually through the use of preventative measures
“The website will allow you to leave comments after you sign in.”
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