What is the opposite of overpower?

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Opposite of to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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Opposite of to be victorious over
“Cronos, the first powerful God who ruled the Heavens above, was warned by Gaia and Ouranos that someday he would be defeated by one of his own sons.”
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Opposite of to subjugate or bring a person or group under control
“Daenerys Targaryen led a military campaign to liberate the enslaved populace of Slaver's Bay.”
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
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Opposite of to overcome with emotion or stress
“With thirty seconds to go, and the game all but won, I could finally relax.”
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Opposite of to have power and influence over
“After three straight weeks with poor performances, the young gun continues to struggle at the elite level of the sport.”
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Opposite of to cause to be in a state of shock
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Opposite of to end the life of, or defeat comprehensively
“The Vikings were in good spirits and were becoming well disposed to Bagnold, so they decided to spare him instead of killing him.”
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Opposite of to destroy, weaken or work against
“The increasingly alienating events in the years and decades to follow did nothing but strengthen their cause.”
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Opposite of fill with a smell
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Opposite of to overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
“As it was, I spent a good deal of time trying to uninvolve myself from my studies.”
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(of a feeling) Opposite of to completely preoccupy the mind of (someone)
“He now runs a one-man firm out of a downtrodden office block and takes on cases that bore him.”
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Opposite of to inflict, or threaten to inflict, physical or emotional harm to
“Jonas then tells Isla that, moving forward, he would protect her from Jacob and the other bullies.”
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Opposite of overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
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Opposite of to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
“You need a nice, relaxing holiday to raise your spirits.”
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