What is the opposite of invoke?

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Opposite of to call upon (a deity or person) for help, assistance or guidance
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Opposite of to put into effect or use
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Opposite of to bring about or cause to happen
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Opposite of to muster or summon up an emotion or quality
“After manifesting his internal emotional turmoil, he finally had to yield, and watch a romantic comedy with his girlfriend.”
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Opposite of to come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place
“The two tribes have agreed to cease all hostilities with each other in order to bring peace and harmony to their own villages.”
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Opposite of to be the cause of
“Your method for conducting the experiment will introduce an anomaly that will impede the desired outcome.”
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Opposite of to mention or name as an example or reference
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Opposite of to affect
“I wouldn't be a good father if I weren't here trying to discourage you from executing such a dangerous strategy.”
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Opposite of to provoke or bring about
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Opposite of to provoke or bring about an event or reaction
“Finally, after what seemed like hours spent with the phone in my ear, I was able to placate his anger, and he gradually began to listen to reason.”
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Opposite of to confirm or certify the truth of something, especially formally
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Opposite of to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
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Opposite of to refer to, or to use as a reference
“The teacher would typically invent new and creative phrases to demonstrate the use of various words in sentences.”
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Opposite of to call an image or memory to the mind
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Opposite of to call on in support of an earnest request
“After being told that she could refuse their request to search her bags, Morgan consented.”
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