What is the opposite of fix?

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Opposite of to mend or repair
“Kevin was a naughty boy who would mistreat and break his toys.”
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Opposite of to put securely in place or in the desired position
“You may unfasten your seatbelt once the plane has come to a complete stop.”
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Opposite of to reach a decision or agreement about
“Something has come up and I will need to cancel our appointment for tomorrow.”
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Opposite of to focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
“I was transfixed, and I could not remove my stare from the man's eyes.”
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Opposite of to prepare or make in advance
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Opposite of to wreak vengeance on
“I could forgive my father because all that hating would do would be to corrupt my own soul and make my life worse.”
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Opposite of to firmly embed
“After complete fading of gladioli, be sure to remove the flowers from the garden.”
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Opposite of to organize or make arrangements for
“Let me just make sure though that I have what I should have, because I rather suspect that in my unique ability to disarrange things, I have succeeded in doing so.”
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(of one's physical presentation) Opposite of to groom or put in order
“She leaned against him and reached back to tousle his hair, pulling his head forward under the stream of water.”
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Opposite of to take an injection of a narcotic drug
“He submitted himself to an institution to try to rehabilitate himself.”
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Opposite of to state explicitly
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Opposite of to fix (an object) firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to place or position someone or something
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Opposite of to castrate a male (usually an animal)
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Opposite of to fix or repair something
“The state always seeks to avoid compensation when its actions take or damage private property.”
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Opposite of to improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
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Opposite of to establish or make a determination on the nature of someone or something
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
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Opposite of to keep within certain limits
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Opposite of to scheme or plot, typically in a manipulative or deceitful manner
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Opposite of to solve (a problem)
“As those who attended the meeting heard, there are several issues of circumstance that problematize this motion.”
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Opposite of to mark out the boundary or limits of
“As pioneers of experiential art, the duo wanted to blur the lines between reality and cartoonish fantasy.”
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Opposite of to hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
“Open market operations were conducted in two directions but did not change interest rates.”
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Opposite of to prepare oneself
“There are no circumstances in life so afflicting as entirely to unprepare a man to meet death with resignation.”
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(smooth over) Opposite of to resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
“The Council urges all parties to exert restraint and refrain from taking any action which might exacerbate the situation.”
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Opposite of to mark the limits or boundaries of something
Noun
Opposite of a measure taken to resolve a problem or correct a mistake
“It has left the door open to a possible peaceful resolution to the present predicament.”
Noun
Opposite of a difficult or awkward situation from which it is hard to extricate oneself
“In this gig, I have had the good fortune of visiting many television studios over the years.”
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A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
Noun
Opposite of an unpleasant situation, usually where difficult choices have to be made
“Ian sees this as a win-win situation, creating jobs on one hand, and preserving culture on the other.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of holding or being held at a fixed level or in a fixed state
“Amazingly, this minimally detected pressure variation corresponds to an amplitude of vibration of air molecules about ten times smaller than the radius of a single atom.”
Noun
Opposite of an act involving fraud or deception
“The man who is honest because he believes that honesty is the best policy is honest on a dishonest principle.”
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