What is the opposite of edify?

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Opposite of to instruct or teach, especially morally or intellectually
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Opposite of to teach, train or educate in a given field
“The teacher worried that her lack of content knowledge in mathematics might have caused her to mislead her students in science.”
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Opposite of to help to clarify or explain
“Mulder's desire is to dispel the lies that obscure the truth and liberate it from the powers that hold it in restraints.”
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Opposite of to impart information or knowledge
“Armstrong alleges that the defendants conspired to lie to her about and conceal details of their investigation.”
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Opposite of to comment or pass judgment on issues from a moral standpoint
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Opposite of to provide (someone) with an understanding of something profound
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Opposite of to make human or humane
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Opposite of to train or mold by instruction or example
“If they ripped Manny away from my loving arms, they could begin tormenting him mentally and emotionally to break his fragile spirit.”
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