What is the opposite of nourish?

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Opposite of to help the growth or development of
Opposite of provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition
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Opposite of to keep alive or provide sustenance for
“The defendant chose to neglect his family, and deserves no sympathy from us.”
Opposite of to pay the living expenses of
“The presiding judge could not understand why a mother would choose to gamble her life savings and ignore her family's needs.”
Opposite of to bring to maturity through care and education
“She would never abandon her children regardless of the circumstances.”
Opposite of to make able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure
(sometimes figuratively) Opposite of to give a boost or energy to
Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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