What is the opposite of decline?

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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 a downward or declining slope or surface
“The bicyclist braced himself for a hard slog upon encountering an unexpectedly steep incline.”
Noun
Opposite of a deterioration or worsening in condition, structure or quality
Noun
Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Noun
Opposite of a (gradual) diminishing or reduction in strength or efficacy
Verb
Opposite of to refuse or say no to
“I accept your apology for breaking the vase.”
Verb
Opposite of to become smaller, weaker, or less important
“I needed to demonstrate I could improve my output before I could be elevated to the senior team.”
Verb
Opposite of to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“The temperature will increase in the coming months as we move towards spring and summer.”
Verb
Opposite of to refuse to have anything to do with (anymore)
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Opposite of to weaken or deteriorate in physical condition, especially due to illness
Verb
Opposite of to diminish or dwindle, especially to (virtually) nothing
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Opposite of to deteriorate or go into decline, especially physically
“The results of your blood tests show that your health is starting to improve.”
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(of a business) Opposite of to go bankrupt
“Against the odds, his cafe would thrive in a suburb that was saturated with various eatery options.”
Verb
Opposite of to lean or bend at an angle
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