What is the opposite of forgive?

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Opposite of to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
“I resent my father for my abusive childhood and the ramifications it has on my ability to sustain any meaningful relationship.”
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Opposite of to request that one tolerate another's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
“Dress yourself, and be gone before I punish you for your insolence.”
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Opposite of to deliberately ignore (something that is generally frowned on)
“Self-knowledge takes a kind of inner work that only we ourselves can undertake and in fact, it is a personal responsibility that we should regard with importance.”
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Opposite of to excuse or disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“They develop a rationalization of why they do what they do and feel cut off from social groups that disapprove or condemn their behavior.”
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Opposite of to show mercy to, especially by not punishing or killing
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Opposite of to remove from suspicion or guilt
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Opposite of to waive any negative feelings towards something that would typically cause angst
“I'm sorry, but I have to disallow this marriage as you hardly know the man.”
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Opposite of pay no attention to
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Opposite of make amends for
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(idiomatic) Opposite of to settle an argument
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