What is the opposite of obviate?

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Opposite of to anticipate and prevent or bypass (something which would otherwise have been necessary or required)
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Opposite of to officially cancel (a decree, decision, or promise)
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Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
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Opposite of to act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
“We were headed for the big time, but I allowed myself to be ambushed by the corruption of my Godly principles and I fell deep into drugs and alcohol.”
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Opposite of to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
“I will do everything I can to assist you in all of your endeavors.”
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Opposite of to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
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