What is the opposite of maintain?

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Opposite for to keep a particular state constant or consistent
“If we continue to undulate our consistency across the season proper, it will be a complete waste of a year.”
Opposite for to keep the state of something or a place in good condition
“It is your duty of care to ensure that you do not damage the rented car.”
Opposite for to declare or affirm something as true despite strong opposition of argument
“I totally repudiate all of my previously-stated ignorant, unfactual and ahistorical arguments.”
Opposite for to state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Doubtless people will disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
Opposite for to keep alive or provide sustenance for
“The defendant chose to neglect his family, and deserves no sympathy from us.”
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