What is the opposite of crush?

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Opposite of to crush into fine particles
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Opposite of to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
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Opposite of to beat, or defeat, convincingly
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Opposite of to dishearten or demoralize one's spirit
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Opposite of to cause to be creased or wrinkled
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(fail) Opposite of to be victorious over
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(be defeated by) Opposite of to be victorious over
“Cronos, the first powerful God who ruled the Heavens above, was warned by Gaia and Ouranos that someday he would be defeated by one of his own sons.”
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Opposite of to be convincingly victorious over
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Opposite of to press again
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Opposite of to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
“To elevate and dignify her is to elevate and dignify the world.”
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Opposite of to squeeze together
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Opposite of to collide forcefully with something
“He threw a punch that would miss its mark.”
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Opposite of to destroy, weaken or work against
“The increasingly alienating events in the years and decades to follow did nothing but strengthen their cause.”
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Opposite of to put an end to
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Opposite of force into a narrow space
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(usually of a disease or condition) Opposite of to affect adversely
“Eating a healthy and balanced meal will help to protect against all forms of malnutrition.”
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Opposite of a crowd of people pressed closely together
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Opposite of a group of people assembled together in a disorganized manner
“It can only be described as an utter failure that only one individual turned up to the show.”
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Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
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Opposite of a forceful collision of two things
“The aversion of traffic calamity was a result of the two drivers' avoidance of an accident, thanks to their quick thinking and reaction.”
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Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
“A small group of troublemakers were making their way into town.”
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Opposite of a state of being forced into a small or restricted space
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Opposite of a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals
“There were a few of them standing in front of the facade.”
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Opposite of a large number of people or things doing or undergoing the same thing
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