What is the opposite of favoring?

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Verb
(clausal, followed by for or about) Opposite of placing an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
Disregarding all the negative noise and focusing on the fundamentals was a good decision on his part.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have a preference for
“He might be a popular celebrity but he tends to avoid the limelight.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to advocate or show support or approval of
“This strategy may, even if indirectly, disfavor the establishment of new, perhaps smaller and specialized private institutions.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to work to the advantage of
“It was asserted that the patent laws hinder the progress of invention.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Odin didn't strip Thor's power, but he did remove his ability to channel his powers through Mjolnir.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be obliging or show beneficence toward
“Sorry to disappoint everyone, but the band will not be performing an encore.”
Verb
(dialectal, Southern US) Opposite of present participle for to resemble or look like, especially a parent or relative
“Even though they are twins, they differ from each other in looks and personality.”
Noun
Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
Noun
Opposite of the encouragement of, or an activity that encourages, a cause, venture, or aim
Adjective
Opposite of full of virtue, having excellent moral character
“The evildoer seeks to live a dishonorable life through malevolent thought, speech and actions.”
Adjective
Opposite of tolerant of deviation
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