What is the opposite of deter?

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Opposite of prevent the occurrence of
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Opposite of to persuade someone not to do 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 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 prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
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Opposite of keep at bay
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Opposite of to hamper or get in the way of
“To make things simple, I have created batch files for the last five steps to facilitate the execution of these commands.”
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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 restrain, subdue, or control by awe
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Opposite of take over in place of another
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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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