What is the opposite of endure?

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Opposite of to bear hardship
“Anyone who is attentive in the management of their household, and understands thoroughly how to avoid the inconveniences of poverty, is wise in the eyes of the world.”
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Opposite of to tolerate or put up with something unpleasant
“Defying the odds and all medical predictions, the feisty St. Lucian refused to succumb to her extensive injuries.”
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Opposite of to last for a long time
“Most of the seeds would eventually perish, lost on fruitless trajectories, or drawn into gravitational eddies.”
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Opposite of to experience a challenging period in one's life
“Americans love success stories, especially tales of underdogs who overcome all odds to achieve success by their own efforts.”
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Opposite of to tolerate, endure or put up with (something)
“On the contrary, the federal regulations, and the ethical principles on which they rest, would seem to disallow such behavior.”
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Opposite of to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Opposite of to tolerate or endure something
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Opposite of to endure or go through (an ordeal)
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Opposite of to tolerate or allow (something that is generally frowned on)
“Another tactic, which I abhor, was to use pepper, chili or anything to irritate the hounds' noses.”
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Opposite of to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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(of something unpleasant) Opposite of to tolerate or submit to
“He would still be in denial of the fact that he would not get the promotion he desired.”
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Opposite of to continue to operate or remain usable
“If it exceeds its specified limit, it will eventually break, and the motor will burn out.”
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Opposite of to withstand continued use or life in a specified way
“Wood systems are heavier than plastic, and the wood will eventually deteriorate.”
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(of a person or species) Opposite of to continue to live, especially in spite of danger or hardship
“They accept the fact that they signed up to be warriors, and warriors fight, and often die fighting.”
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Opposite of to have met, be acquainted or familiar with
“Most patients are seen and treated by primary care doctors, who may be unfamiliar with the condition.”
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Opposite of endure
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Opposite of to be patient with
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Opposite of to persist steadfastly in pursuit of a goal, especially despite challenges
“While some have the strength and willpower to be able to quit smoking on their own, many others will need a bit more help and support.”
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Opposite of to withstand the action or effect of
“Lovers of ease who refuse to have anything to do with spiritual science would be affected by his magic.”
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Opposite of to request that one tolerate another's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
“Dress yourself, and be gone before I punish you for your insolence.”
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Opposite of to support or hold up
“For any type of hanging container, choose tomatoes with small fruit because the hanging vines break under the weight of a crop of large tomatoes.”
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Opposite of to struggle tenaciously to achieve something
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Opposite of to cope or manage in the face of hardship or adversity
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Opposite of to extend the duration of
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Opposite of to observe or comply with
“One evening came when there were seven who dared to defy the order of the camp leader.”
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Opposite of to remain somewhere for an extended period of time
“They had waited long enough and decided to leave the premises after their clients had failed to show up.”
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Opposite of to have an experience of
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