What is the opposite of ferment?

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Noun
Opposite of agitation and excitement among a group of people, typically concerning major change and leading to trouble or violence
Noun
Opposite of having, showing, or characterized by force or violent energy
Noun
Opposite of a substance added to food (such as dough or batter) to make it rise
Noun
Opposite of a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
“Even in the face of adversity, he was filled with calm and clarity of mind.”
Verb
Opposite of to undergo or cause to undergo fermentation
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Opposite of to initiate or bring about the start or existence of (something)
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Opposite of to cause (bread) to rise, especially by the action of yeast
“You must knead the bread dough well or it will collapse.”
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(of a feeling or problem) Opposite of to become worse or more intense
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Opposite of to rouse or goad into action or feeling something
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Opposite of to bring about
“Land-related corruption and local abuse of power can all too easily deter progress.”
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Opposite of to excite, disturb, or trouble
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Opposite of to separate or cause to separate into curds or lumps
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Opposite of to spoil or go bad
“The bananas grown for export are suitable for being picked when only two-thirds ripe, and continue to ripen during shipment.”
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