What is the opposite of distort?

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(ascend) Opposite of to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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(clarify) Opposite of to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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(clean) Opposite of to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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(beautify) Opposite of to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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(confront) Opposite of to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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Opposite of to keep secret or shut off from view
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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 change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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Opposite of to add to the interest of by including made-up details
“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 fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
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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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(of a mass or structure) 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 give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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Opposite of to exaggerate, use hyperbole
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Opposite of to give someone the wrong information or idea
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Opposite of to make unclear or difficult to understand
“Please clarify your reasoning behind your decision.”
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