What is the opposite of effect?

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Noun
(general or positive) Opposite for the result or consequence of an action or cause
“The source of the company's streamlined system of operations were the changes put in place a few months earlier.”
Noun
Opposite for the result or consequence of an action or cause
“His newfound confidence would find its start at the point where he began to achieve some success.”
Noun
Opposite for an impression left on one's mind or a sensation produced
“He was a less than persuasive speaker and the impotence of his words were apparent.”
Noun
Opposite for possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
“He was accused of saying some vile things but a recording proved his words to have actually been to the contrary.”
Verb
Opposite for to bring about or cause something to happen
“The president would end the policies enacted by his predecessor as soon as he was in office.”
Verb
Opposite for to bring about or cause something to happen
“Let's just maintain the status quo. We have good thing going here!”
Verb
Opposite for to bring about or cause something to happen
“He would neglect to make any changes despite things going downhill fast.”
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