What is the opposite of pacify?

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Opposite of quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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Opposite of to bring into harmony or accord
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Opposite of make less powerful and easier to control
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Opposite of to keep under control, especially something that is increasing in intensity or extremity
“He is the latest candidate to unleash his anger with raw and emotional language.”
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Opposite of to cause to become less sensitive or insensitive
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Opposite of to free from anxiety or worry
“There might still be consequences and she didn't want anything to happen that would stress her grandmother.”
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Opposite of to make content
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Opposite of to make subservient
“They also need to fund, train, and empower those tasked with information security.”
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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 be reconciled after a quarrel
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Opposite of to satisfy or yield freely to (a desire or interest)
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