What is the opposite of decay?

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Noun
Opposite of structural or physical deterioration
Noun
Opposite of the state of being ill or unhealthy
Noun
Opposite of the characteristic or quality of being grimy
Noun
Opposite of a gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
“The rise in our revenue this month is cause for optimism.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or effect of making someone or something impure
“Each man has to climb the ladder of evolution and go through varied experiences of life for the purification of his soul.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being in poor condition, in need of repair
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of destroying or being destroyed, especially completely
“Even after the completion of the building's construction, the scaffolds remained in place for quite some time.”
Noun
Opposite of foul matter, especially dirt, which soils or defiles
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being stale
Noun
Opposite of the state of not being used
Noun
Opposite of sunken or decayed area
Noun
Opposite of a failure to function in an expected or complete manner
Verb
Opposite of to rot or cause to rot
Verb
Opposite of to decline gradually in health, prosperity, or quality
Verb
Opposite of to become weaker or of poorer quality
“The reception appeared to progressively recover as we shifted the antenna to a different location.”
Verb
Opposite of to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“The doctor would recommend some physical exercises to strengthen the muscles around her knees.”
Verb
Opposite of to decline or deteriorate in state
“We must overcome our weaknesses in order to unlock our potential.”
Verb
Opposite of disintegrate
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