What is the opposite of facilitate?

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Verb
Opposite of to hasten the progress of or make easier
“Disruptive tactics were deliberately used to hinder the process of coming to an agreement.”
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Opposite of to bring about or introduce
“Both parties agreed to abandon the use of restrictive covenants in their dealings with each other.”
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(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to manage or preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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(care for) Opposite of to look after
“It was a common trait among the male species to abandon its young family once they were old enough to fend for themselves.”
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Opposite of to hasten or facilitate the progress of
“They deliberately complicate matters in order to break the spirit of their customers who have the nerve to complain.”
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Opposite of to (give) support (to)
“Over the years she'd made it her business to discourage her daughter as much as she could.”
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Opposite of to contribute in some way to
“The wrong colors will certainly worsen the room's dullness.”
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Opposite of to provide assistance, typically financially
“The billionaire would withhold his financial backing from any causes that were not in line with his vision for the future.”
Verb
Opposite of to be obliging or show beneficence toward
“Sorry to disappoint everyone, but the band will not be performing an encore.”
Adjective
Opposite of making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible
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