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What is the opposite of deter?

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Opposite of prevent the occurrence of
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Opposite of to discourage or deter someone from doing something
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Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
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Opposite of to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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Opposite of to discourage or overwhelm
“She says my goals and aspirations inspire her, and frankly, I want to be worthy of her admiration.”
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Opposite of to overawe someone, especially with words or facts they may not fully comprehend
“In attempting to elucidate the significance of this paradox, I want to proceed carefully.”
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Opposite of to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
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Opposite of to cause (something) to flee by frightening it
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Opposite of to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
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Opposite of to act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
“We were headed for the big time, but I allowed myself to be ambushed by the corruption of my Godly principles and I fell deep into drugs and alcohol.”
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Opposite of to eliminate or prevent the occurrence of
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Opposite of to make (someone or something) late or slow
“We should avoid taking shortcuts just to hasten the time it takes to reach our destination.”
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