What is the opposite of distort?

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(ascend) Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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(clarify) Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to exaggerate, use hyperbole
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(clean) Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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(confront) Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
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Opposite of to influence, manage, direct, control or tamper with something
“They would spend months trying to fix the data after it was corrupted by a hacker.”
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Opposite of to affect without completely changing
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Opposite of to distort or damage the shape or form of
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Opposite of to debase or render impure by alterations, manipulations or undesirable additions
“An effective method to purify water is to bring it to a boil.”
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to bend or distort in shape due to physical pressure
“People within marginalized groups are more likely to be living in substandard housing, which is less able to withstand the impact of a disaster.”
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Opposite of to describe or express in too exaggerated terms
“It is increasingly common for the rich to understate the value of gifts in order to avoid paying taxes on property passed on to heirs.”
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Opposite of to apply incorrectly
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Opposite of pronounce (a word) incorrectly
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Opposite of to discuss or regard something in terms that are too general, and thereby ignore significant details or differences
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Opposite of to interpret erroneously, or to understand incorrectly
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Opposite of to make something more complex
“Removing the superfluous data in this report will simplify the facts.”
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Opposite of to physically give way under force or pressure
“No clutch would last under the strain of starting a heavy train.”
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Opposite of to confuse or obscure
“He poses a question in terms that allow me to clarify the change marking this moment at all levels of cultural production.”
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Opposite of to give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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Opposite of to give someone the wrong information or idea
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