What is the opposite of indulge?

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Opposite of to treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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Opposite of allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of
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Opposite of to satisfy or yield freely to (a desire or interest)
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Opposite of to be kind and indulgent to
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Opposite of to consume a liquid
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Opposite of to make happy or give pleasure to
“John McClane was starting to displease Hans Gruber with his cowboy antics in the Nakatomi Plaza building.”
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Opposite of to do a favor, or show beneficence toward
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Opposite of become very involved in
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Opposite of to tolerate
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Opposite of spend lavishly
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Opposite of to be obliging or show beneficence toward
“Sorry to disappoint everyone, but the band will not be performing an encore.”
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Opposite of used as a request to tolerate one's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
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Opposite of to take self-indulgent pleasure in
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(delight in) Opposite of take great pleasure in
“But if they dislike something, they should at least use reasoned analysis rather than wild sideswipes of opinion.”
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(abandon to) Opposite of to give (oneself) over to something, especially unrestrainedly
“Kramer believes that Sister Roberta cannot resist the lure of the animal.”
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Opposite of to make a living for the benefit of others
“The deadbeat father was known to regularly neglect his family and children.”
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Opposite of to protect and care for (someone) lovingly
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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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