What is the opposite of killed?

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Opposite of to have deprived of life
“The lifeguard used CPR and revived the boy who had almost drowned.”
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Opposite of past tense for 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 past tense for 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 past tense for 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 past tense for to turn or switch off (something)
“Gentlemen, start your engines!”
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Opposite of past tense for 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 past tense for to overexert oneself
“Corbin would revitalize himself through rest and relaxation.”
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Opposite of past tense for 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 past tense for 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 past tense for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
“His boorishness will undoubtedly repel plenty, if not, all women.”
Noun
Opposite of a person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
“The assailant was caught when the shopkeeper recognized his face and reported it to the police.”
Adjective
Opposite of dead, no longer alive or living
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