What is the opposite of ingrain?

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Opposite of to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Opposite of to sow or place in one's consciousness
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Opposite of to infuse or permeate with a feeling or quality
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Opposite of to compress tightly into
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Opposite of gradually spread through or over
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Opposite of to impress in the mind of
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Opposite of to insert beneath a surface
“She copied him, amazed at how easy it was to pull the weeds from the ground and at the intricate little system of roots they had at the bottoms.”
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Opposite of to put securely in place or in the desired position
“You may unfasten your seatbelt once the plane has come to a complete stop.”
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Opposite of to base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
“Our company will oppose anything that contradicts our core principles.”
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Opposite of to imbue with a (usually slight) amount of something
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Opposite of innate or instinctive to a person or thing
Adjective
Opposite of naturally as part or consequence of something
“He castigates prize judges for giving the top awards to books for reasons extrinsic to literature.”
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