What is the opposite of penalize?

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Opposite of to subject to a penalty or punishment
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Opposite of to put at an unfair disadvantage
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Opposite of to make or declare (an act or offense) illegal or legally punishable
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Opposite of to penalize someone for wrongdoing
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Opposite of to punish or rebuke formally for an offense
“The Crown Prince presented the Emperor with a request to pardon criminals and heretics if the empress's life could be saved.”
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“The audits either rejected the inflated invoices or required the contractors to reimburse the money.”
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Opposite of to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
“It is good practice to compliment a child when they have displayed good and honest behavior.”
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