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What is the opposite of curb?

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Noun
Opposite of a check or restraint on something
Noun
Opposite of a hindrance or obstruction in doing something
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that has a subduing or inhibiting effect
Noun
Opposite of something that prevents or safeguards against harm or danger
Verb
Opposite of to restrain or keep in check
Verb
Opposite of to make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
“In an ancient era, twin girls are raised as boys to prevent their wizard father from sacrificing them to intensify his supernatural powers.”
Verb
Opposite of to put an end to something, typically by the use of force
Verb
Opposite of to overcome or bring under control
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Opposite of to restrain or repress, especially one's feelings, opinions or emotions
“He could ill afford to openly express his joy at Hedda's escape, as this surely would be looked upon by Gerhard as an act of treason.”
Verb
Opposite of to put an end to something, typically forcefully
Verb
Opposite of to impede the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to put an end to something, especially one's ability to speak or express oneself
“His public transgressions will continue to occasion criticisms of his wild party ways.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
(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 overcome or defeat
“Hank was really determined to not yield to pressure from the media to quit.”
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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
Opposite of to give up or abstain from something
Verb
Opposite of to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level
“He would take deep breaths as a coping mechanism when negative thoughts and feelings were threatening to get out of control.”
Verb
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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