What is the opposite of forge?

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Opposite of to form or forge with a hammer
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Opposite of move forward gradually or steadily
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Opposite of to imitate fraudulently
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to make or be an exact copy of
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Opposite of to devise and carry out how something looks and functions
“Your blatant attempt to plagiarize another artist's work will not go unnoticed.”
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Opposite of to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
“Laurel told me that while I was at the entrance to her building, she saw two men in a black car stop next to my car.”
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(idiomatic) Opposite of to invent, create, or think of
“We would miss many great opportunities as we were not paying attention.”
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Opposite of to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Opposite of to move or proceed further along a course
“The operator shall suspend all activities in the immediate area of the object and shall leave such discoveries intact until told to proceed by the Authorized Officer.”
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Opposite of to alter or manipulate, especially with the intention to deceive
“Photography purists will leave the original photo.”
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Opposite of to subject to great heat and then (often slow) cooling, and sometimes reheating and further cooling, for the purpose of rendering less brittle
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Opposite of to move or travel towards
“Her heart sank when she saw him leave.”
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(archaic) Opposite of to write or utter what is not true
“In Rain Man's film form, the repeated juxtaposition of dramatic moments with humorous situations produce informative meanings to help factualize the problems of autism.”
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Opposite of to make progress
“His condition will regress if we don't do anything about it now.”
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Opposite of to write or draw up a preliminary outline of a document or speech
“When the evening's business with the President concluded, Bill rejoined Venecia and they returned to Blair House for a night of rest and to finalize his speech.”
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Opposite of heating mechanism
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Opposite of a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
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