What is the opposite of impede?

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Opposite of to hamper or get in the way of
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“To make things simple, I have created batch files for the last five steps to facilitate the execution of these commands.”
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Opposite of to come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
“The classes were stimulating, and the students were able to get together after class to continue where they had left off.”
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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 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 make impossible to happen
“This year the Summer Exhibition will include some unexpected kinds of drawings.”
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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 confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
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Opposite of to control or keep in check
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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 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 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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Opposite of to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
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