What is the opposite of persecute?

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Opposite of to harass or annoy (someone) persistently
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(accommodate) Opposite of to cause anguish or distress to
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(aid) Opposite of to cause anguish or distress to
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Opposite of to traumatize or cause distress to
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Opposite of to mistreat or do an injustice to
“The virtuous thing to do is to right your wrongs.”
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Opposite of to weaken someone's morale over a long period
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Opposite of to afflict, or be afflicted with, a misfortune or something undesirable
“The shield held six magical tokens from his first Quest in Avantia that would bless him with powers over the Good Beasts.”
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Opposite of to inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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Opposite of to bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way
“He used a combination of intimidation and hearsay evidence to browbeat the accused.”
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Opposite of to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
“We've come a long, long way together, through the hard times and the good. I have to celebrate you, baby. I have to praise you like I should.”
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