What is the opposite of nurse?

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Verb
Opposite of to look after or take special care of
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(care for) Opposite of to look after
“It was a common trait among the male species to abandon its young family once they were old enough to fend for themselves.”
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Opposite of to have someone over at one's home for a party or visit
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(attend to) Opposite of to look after
“Brian was afraid that the doctor would ignore him if he gave his pain rating the wrong score.”
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Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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Opposite of to legally care for another's child
“He could not abandon his dog, and he roamed once more down into the misty valley, whistling softly and with great caution a repetition of two notes.”
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Opposite of to nurture and care for (someone or something) as they grow
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Opposite of to maintain in a good state or condition
“One wonders why some people can squander resources on moondust while others live in wretched housing.”
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Opposite of to harbor feelings or thoughts
“Funny how the mind works, that I could so quickly forget the love I had for my sport and how far it had taken me.”
Noun
Opposite of a person employed or trained to care for children
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Opposite of a person who assists, guides, or provides a service
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Opposite of a person who protects or defends something
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