What is the opposite of defile?

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Verb
Opposite of to stain, taint or make dirty
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Opposite of to make morally or religiously impure
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Opposite of to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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Opposite of to corrupt, or to prove harmful or destructive to
“These changes should improve the structure of your program and better support changes down the road.”
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(usually of a disease or condition) Opposite of to affect adversely
“Eating a healthy and balanced meal will help to protect against all forms of malnutrition.”
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Opposite of alter or debase, often for profit
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Opposite of to cause damage to
“Villagers have launched an appeal to repair a war memorial destroyed by louts on New Year's Eve.”
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Opposite of to apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“The citizen has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but he must honor the laws of his country.”
Verb
Opposite of to completely destroy or devastate
“Many of the families chose to stay and help build the town of West Jefferson.”
Noun
Opposite of a deep ravine, chasm, or abyss
Noun
Opposite of a deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water
Noun
Opposite of a valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river
Noun
Opposite of a narrow opening used for passage, especially between mountains or hillsides
“Before them was a small pond formed by a blockage of rocks on the downside through which a small flow tumbled and gurgled onward.”
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