What is the opposite of heal?

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Opposite of to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
“Ms. Lloyd said cacti could injure livestock and working dogs and contaminate wool.”
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Opposite of to become sound or healthy again
“She checked on him and informed me that he was starting to deteriorate quicker than anticipated.”
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Opposite of to alleviate (a person's distress or anguish)
“Unfortunately, not only are comments such as these insensitive, but they also may exacerbate the grief of the person.”
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Opposite of to correct or put right (an undesirable situation)
“It is unfortunate that they would break their friendship over something as petty as academic jealousy.”
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Opposite of to become sound or healthy again
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Opposite of to return to a former condition of health or vigor
“My body would eventually break under so much punishment from the week's intense training.”
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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 provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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