What is the opposite of modify?

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Opposite of to change in some way
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Opposite of to make less extreme or uncompromising
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Opposite of to modify, especially so as to better fit a given purpose or circumstance
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Opposite of to improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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Opposite of to cause a profound effect
“Postmodern thought tends to trivialize this desire, if not ignore it altogether.”
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Opposite of to fit by alteration
“The ancient tribe largely keep to themselves and avoid contact with the modern world to preserve their way of life.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to reduce (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death) to another less severe one
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Opposite of to prepare something for use
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Opposite of to amend or repair
“Take hold of the crystal gingerly, as if you are afraid to break it.”
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Opposite of to affect without completely changing
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Opposite of to diminish to nothing
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Opposite of to control or determine
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Opposite of to make a transition or change
“I will continue to remain a blonde after my visit to the hairdresser.”
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Opposite of to analyze with the intent of making changes
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Opposite of to adjust in order to make appropriate
“It is probably best to exclude controversial citations in your paper.”
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