What is the opposite of hinder?

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Opposite of to impede the work or progress of
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“The whole idea of this is to facilitate the easy movement of through traffic and allow the town to flourish.”
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Opposite of to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
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Opposite of to have a diminishing effect on
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Opposite of to make (someone or something) late or slow
“We should avoid taking shortcuts just to hasten the time it takes to reach our destination.”
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Opposite of to try to prevent by action or argument
“Sachs's impression from this exchange was that Rania was respectful of others' customs and beliefs but also insistent that they accept the protocols of their new home.”
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Opposite of to set, or to serve as, a limit to
“If you ignore the warnings and choose to exceed the speed limit, you put yourself and everyone else on the road at risk.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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Opposite of to act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
“We were headed for the big time, but I allowed myself to be ambushed by the corruption of my Godly principles and I fell deep into drugs and alcohol.”
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Opposite of to control or keep in check
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Opposite of to prevent (hopes or expectations) from being realized
“Hitherto Smith had seen many places along the coast, from Monhegan Island southward, that could fulfill his dreams and ambition.”
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level
“The gas would cause me to release a loud belch.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or at the back of something
“In individual contests, the student is required to execute free techniques against frontal attacks.”
Adjective
Opposite of furthest to the rear
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