What is the opposite of curtail?

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Opposite of to reduce in extent or quantity
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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 summarize a text or speech
“He consistently demonstrates his ability perspicaciously to elaborate on a given scene, theme, or aspect of his novels or short stories.”
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Opposite of to be frugal with or use sparingly
“The rich seldom admit that they waste money on frivolity, and rationalize conspicuous consumption as a necessary expenditure.”
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Opposite of to reduce the size, amount or degree of something
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Opposite of to impede the work or progress of
“The whole idea of this is to facilitate the easy movement of through traffic and allow the town to flourish.”
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Opposite of to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
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Opposite of to put in an unfavorable position in relation to someone or something else
“She had a practical view on how political stability would benefit economic progress.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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Opposite of to surgically cut something to remove it, especially a limb
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Opposite of to cut or remove the upper part of
“My professional opinion is to leave the top part and take off those unsightly sideburns.”
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Opposite of to discontinue or bring a halt to something
“Yesterday, the legislature passed a resolution demanding that the Cabinet resume building the plant.”
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