What is the opposite of perform?

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Opposite of to carry out or accomplish
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Opposite of to put on a performance
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Opposite of to finish or reach the end successfully
“Tim planned to begin his commitment to weight loss once he had finished his chocolate hot fudge sundae.”
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Opposite of to bring about or cause something to happen
“The president would end the policies enacted by his predecessor as soon as he was in office.”
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Opposite of to perform or execute an action
“Are you just going to idle and do nothing?”
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Opposite of to act or perform a portrayal of
“When they finally got the man they wanted to direct the trilogy, they were over the moon.”
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Opposite of to perform a show or in a show
“The musician would rest in between shows by visiting the beautiful northern beaches.”
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Opposite of to achieve or complete successfully
“Laziness will almost certainly mean you will fail in your endeavors.”
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Opposite of to act in accordance with the terms of
“The article includes numerous suppositions and makes inferences that miss the mark Because of inaccuracies, misunderstood information, and a lack of research.”
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Opposite of to carry out instructions or orders
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Opposite of to deal with (a task or opponent) quickly and efficiently
“The police did not officially abandon the case, but would merely deprioritize it pending further developments.”
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Opposite of take action
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Opposite of to handle or manage many tasks at once
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Opposite of to work or operate in a proper or particular way
“The fire caused the motor electronics and the control panel to malfunction before spreading to the adjacent wells.”
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Opposite of to be a symbol or embodiment of
“I have every right to antithesize your deluded sentiment about certain religions.”
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Opposite of to be in working condition
“Your computer will break down if you spill coffee on it.”
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(based on instrument used) Opposite of to produce music
“I may casually listen to heavy metal though I'm not an ardent fan of this genre.”
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