What is the opposite of cure?

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Noun
Opposite of a substance or preparation used to treat disease
Noun
Opposite of the alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
Noun
Opposite of a medicine or remedy that is prescribed
Noun
Opposite of the act of making better
Noun
Opposite of reduction of, or freedom, from pain
Noun
Opposite of item used for the treatment of ailments
“Consuming alcohol was like venom for my splitting headache.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of restoring
Verb
Opposite of to restore to a healthy condition
Verb
Opposite of cook, age food
Verb
Opposite of to keep the state of something or a place in good condition
“It is your duty of care to ensure that you do not damage the rented car.”
Verb
Opposite of to save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as sugar or salt
Verb
Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
Verb
Opposite of make less tedious or monotonous by the introduction of variety
Verb
Opposite of preserve fruit or vegetable
Adjective
Opposite of dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
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