What is the opposite of forge?

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Opposite of to create or construct something
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Opposite of to move forward along a given path or course
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Opposite of to create a (typically fraudulent) copy or imitation of something
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Opposite of to come up with a plan, idea or design
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Opposite of to create or produce something, typically a creative piece of work
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Opposite of to make, create or manufacture, usually from components or raw materials
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“A few fashion brands are known to destroy billions' worth of their unsold merchandise every year.”
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Opposite of to take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one's own
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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 copy or plagiarize without giving credit or acknowledgment
“He would conceptualize an idea, put it together with hundreds of obscure facts in his mind, and then examine it mathematically.”
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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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(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 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 proceed with a course of action
“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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(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 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 a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
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Opposite of a device used for heating
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