What is the opposite of curb?

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Noun
Opposite of a check or restraint on something
Noun
Opposite of a restriction or controlling of quantity, quality, or achievement
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that has a subduing or inhibiting effect
Verb
Opposite of to restrain or keep in check
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Opposite of to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
“Do not rush the amount of information that you provide to the learner at any one time.”
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Opposite of to keep under control, especially something that is increasing in intensity or extremity
“He is the latest candidate to unleash his anger with raw and emotional language.”
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Opposite of to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
Verb
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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(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 struggle against one's emotions
“She tried spiritedly to not succumb to the temptations of chocolate chip cookies.”
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Opposite of put the kibosh on
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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 preserve (something) by not expending or using it
“Susie loves to utilize her time by reading fantasy and science-fiction novels.”
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(of an expression) Opposite of to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level
“You could see that he was starting to lose his cool after making some uncharacteristic unforced errors.”
Verb
(release) Opposite of to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level
“The gas would cause me to release a loud belch.”
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Opposite of to take care of oneself, to take responsibility for oneself
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Opposite of to decrease in amount or degree
“It would be hazardous for your health if you increase the number of cigarettes you smoke daily.”
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Opposite of to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
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Opposite of to refuse to provide (as per usual)
“Billy's parents would overlook his misbehavior and supply his weekly pocket money to him regardless.”
Verb
(slang) Opposite of to put a damper on
“I was feeling a little under the weather, but this coffee has done wonders to brighten my mood.”
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