What is the opposite of kill?

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(resurrect) Opposite of to cause the death of
“So if they resurrect any more dead characters remember where you heard it first.”
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(birth) Opposite of to cause the death of
“One of the female campers emerged from the tent where Jaslia had helped birth the child in her arms.”
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Opposite of to put an end to
“We will not initiate a war, but if a war is imposed on us, we will defend ourselves with the utmost resolution and determination.”
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Opposite of to cause the failure or defeat of (something)
“As a journalist, she is under no written or unwritten rules of restraint to aid or abet a felony.”
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Opposite of to turn or switch off (something)
“Gentlemen, start your engines!”
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Opposite of to neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
“Watson receives little support from both his family and society, and they become the very sources that awaken and exacerbate his anger and violence.”
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Opposite of to overexert oneself
“Corbin would revitalize himself through rest and relaxation.”
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Opposite of to cause pain or anguish to
“His death was unfortunate and was much to be regretted, and I wanted to mollify the sorrow and the resentment of his people by showing their sultan some mark of respect.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm (someone) with an emotion
“I find it difficult to believe that this love story will unaffect you.”
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Opposite of to delete (a line, paragraph, or file) from a document or computer
“You might want to append a clause onto a contract if you feel something has been left unsaid in it.”
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Opposite of to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
“His boorishness will undoubtedly repel plenty, if not, all women.”
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Opposite of to kill off or put an end to someone or something
“The Vikings were in good spirits, becoming well disposed to Bagnold, and decided to spare him instead of killing him.”
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Opposite of get rid of
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Opposite of to refuse, or to vote against
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Opposite of to take the life of
“Joe is under strict instruction to protect the witness at all cost.”
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Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
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(British, informal, slang) Opposite of to murder, or to commit suicide
“Homer just wants to live by eating hoagies and watching television in a different time zone.”
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Opposite of to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Opposite of to cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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Opposite of to put an end to
“The fake images that concern us the most are those that were created to perpetuate a lie.”
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Opposite of to stop, call off, or give up on doing something
“The group wanted to continue with their holiday plans despite massive delays with their flight schedule.”
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Opposite of to pass time in a leisurely manner
“When I was young, I would slave away at the family farm for most of my days.”
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Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
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Opposite of to remove the head of
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Opposite of to consume a liquid
“I decided to go low carb and eat a big juicy steak without worrying about the fat.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of causing death
“Vast numbers of townspeople and strangers hurried to the river-side, eager to assist in the boy's rescue from impending death.”
Noun
Opposite of an animal pursued by a hunter, hound, predatory mammal, or bird of prey
Noun
Opposite of a final blow or shot that results in death
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