What is the opposite of demolish?

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Opposite of to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
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Opposite of to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
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Opposite of to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
“Dad would often aid my development in tennis by taking me to extra practice sessions.”
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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 to achieve a victory over
“Nigel started strongly, but he would eventually lose to his bigger and stronger opponent.”
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Opposite of to get rid of as useless or unwanted
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Opposite of to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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Opposite of to swallow or eat greedily
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Opposite of to consume a substance that is (presumably) edible
“She would proceed to spit the food out in disgust due to its bitter aftertaste.”
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Opposite of to swallow or eat greedily
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Opposite of to cause damage to
“We will have to fix the structure after it was damaged by the storm.”
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Opposite of to spoil completely
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Opposite of to swallow or eat greedily
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Opposite of to decisively put an end to
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Opposite of break or demolish
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Opposite of put the kibosh on
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Opposite of to use, or eat, up everything
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Opposite of make or cause to make a light explosive sound
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Opposite of to explode, usually into pieces
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Opposite of shoot down
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