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What is the opposite of overcomes?

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Verb
To act on, or put into action, a request
“He quickly actions any instructions as soon as they are provided to him.”
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Opposite of to be victorious over
“It was maddening to see skiers I knew to be playing fair, guys who trained their hearts out with little financial reward, lose to the cheaters.”
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Opposite of to prevail or gain control over
“Socrates tries, at least, to forestall the possibility that they will be led by their hope for immortality to succumb to the temptation of misology.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm with emotion
“He grew more distant towards the family that abandoned him, and news of his ex-wife's cancer diagnosis unaffected him.”
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Opposite of to subdue or hurt physically or violently
“He had to yield because there was no getting out of that armbar.”
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