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 make ready in advance, usually of food
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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 restore or build up something again, especially after damage or destruction
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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 embed or fix firmly in
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Opposite of to position or place something in a particular place or spot
“Callie, did you move my keys? I have to get to work!”
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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 what something or who someone is
“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 scheme or plot, typically in a manipulative or deceitful manner
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Opposite of to hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
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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 compress tightly into
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Opposite of to assign officially to a job or position
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Opposite of to distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot
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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 find out or to discover
“I'm willing to just accept the facts as they are, and move on with my life.”
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
“I managed to maintain a controlled line but the headache and dizziness were starting to distract me.”
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Opposite of to estimate or judge
“We buy a commodity by means of another, but in order to know the value of the former, we need to know the value of the latter.”
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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An awkward situation
“It took us 20 years to get in this hole and it's going to take us 20 years to get out.”
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Opposite of a complicated or problematical situation
Noun
Opposite of an unpleasant situation, usually where difficult choices have to be made
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