What is the opposite of degradation?

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Noun
Opposite of the act or state of degrading or being degraded
“The Sixth Sense achieved the elevation of a cultural phenomenon because of a wizardly directorial effort by newcomer M. Night Shyamalan.”
Noun
Opposite of a change to a lower or inferior state or level
“Changes in economic structure may have led to deterioration rather than improvement in the quality of work.”
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Opposite of the state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation
“Clerical disapproval did not undermine the appeal of chivalric culture, with its glorification of courage, loyalty, and military ability.”
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Opposite of diminution or reduction of strength, efficacy, or value
“The aim of this treatment is to facilitate the strengthening of muscle.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden failure of an institution, person or undertaking
“Having conversations about personal areas where they each need growth can be a vulnerable experience but is vital to the success of their marriage.”
Noun
Opposite of moral corruption
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Opposite of that which damages, or the state of damaging, the quality or purity of something
Noun
Opposite of relating to vice or immorality
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being remorseful
Noun
Opposite of a significant or total loss of power, prosperity, or status
“A notable businessman, who started off as an ordinary salesman, told me that he put his success down to that one little trick for breaking the ice with his customers.”
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Opposite of the state of being perverted or lacking in morality
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Opposite of the state of being extremely dirty and unpleasant, especially as a result of poverty or neglect
Noun
Opposite of the process by which something is changed from its original state to one regarded as erroneous
“Artificial Intelligence feeds on the supplied data and thus its knowledge skills depend upon the volume, integrity, and wholesomeness of data.”
Noun
Opposite of the lapse of humankind into a state of sin, as ascribed in theology
“Although grace initiates the salvation of man, man must reciprocate with his life through faith and good works.”
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