What is the opposite of obliterate?

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Opposite of to remove completely, leaving no trace
“The discovery of bronze enabled people to create metal objects which were harder and more durable than previously possible.”
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Opposite of to put an end to, especially formally
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Opposite of to remove completely, leaving no trace
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Opposite of to annul or make invalid
“Technically, as all 25 member states must ratify the treaty for it to take effect, it is dead.”
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Opposite of to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
“Dad would often aid my development in tennis by taking me to extra practice sessions.”
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Opposite of to put an end to
“The fake images that concern us the most are those that were created to perpetuate a lie.”
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Opposite of to remove completely, leaving no trace
“The parties to contested actions are often at daggers drawn, and the litigious process serves to exacerbate the hostility between them.”
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Opposite of to cause the death of
“So if they resurrect any more dead characters remember where you heard it first.”
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Opposite of to obscure or block out (light)
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Opposite of to end the life of, as a means to prevent the divulgence of information
“His duty is to protect the witness at all costs.”
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Opposite of to be superior to
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Opposite of to physically make unclear or less visible
“The news anchor would throw over to the announcer to reveal the winner of the first prize.”
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
“Fearful that the right planned to establish a fascist state, socialists rose up in the mining districts of Asturias only to be defeated by the army under the supervision of General Franco.”
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