What is the opposite of humiliate?

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Opposite of to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
“To elevate and dignify her is to elevate and dignify the world.”
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Opposite of to speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
“I just wanted to compliment Bill on speaking his mind, because I'm sure he gets a lot of flack and criticism for doing this.”
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Opposite of cause displeasure
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Opposite of rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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Opposite of to cause pain through mistreatment
“Children should be able to look to their parents to protect them during times of distress.”
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(usually "worsted") Opposite of to defeat or beat
“Either side of his ban, Tyson would lose to Holyfield twice and Britain's Lennox Lewis.”
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Opposite of treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
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Opposite of disturb the composure of
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Opposite of to destroy, weaken or work against
“The increasingly alienating events in the years and decades to follow did nothing but strengthen their cause.”
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Opposite of to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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Opposite of to destroy the self-possession of, as by exciting suddenly a consciousness of guilt, mistake, or inferiority
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Opposite of to expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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Opposite of ridicule
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