What is the opposite of devastate?

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Opposite of destroy or ruin
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Opposite of to overcome with mental or emotional stress
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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 loot or plunder by force
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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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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 dishearten or demoralize one's spirit
“The subsequent photograph, published in a newspaper, was meant to inspirit the troops in Vietnam.”
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Opposite of to defeat completely
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Opposite of to ruin or spoil completely
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Opposite of to overcome with emotion or stress
“With thirty seconds to go, and the game all but won, I could finally relax.”
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Opposite of to cause physical damage to
“He fired a shot at Superman, but it would have no effect against the man of steel.”
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Opposite of to remove completely, leaving no trace
“The discovery of bronze enabled people to create metal objects which were harder and more durable than previously possible.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of inflict trauma
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Opposite of to cause emotional distress to someone
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Opposite of to loot or plunder by force
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Opposite of to overwhelm the composure of
“The constant criticisms would actually strengthen his resolve to succeed.”
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Opposite of to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
“Fearful that the right planned to establish a fascist state, socialists rose up in the mining districts of Asturias only to be defeated by the army under the supervision of General Franco.”
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Opposite of to treat (a sacred place or thing) with violent disrespect
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Opposite of to take violent or aggressive action against
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