What is the opposite of preservation?

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Opposite of the action of preserving something
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Opposite of the act of keeping something in a safe or entire state
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Opposite of the act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active
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Opposite of the process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved
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Opposite of the act of protecting
“This was a cowardly, savage and vicious attack on a man who was utterly helpless.”
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Opposite of the condition of being protected from danger, risk, or injury
“The student and parents have severed all contact due to circumstances that would constitute endangerment to the student.”
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Opposite of the act of retaining or something retained
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Opposite of continuation
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Opposite of food, clothes, and other essentials for living
“Please don't bring any non-essentials, as our luggage is already bursting at the seams.”
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Opposite of protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
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Opposite of a political philosophy that advocates traditional values
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Opposite of the safety of a state, organization, community or object against nefarious activities
“Assessments of a community's vulnerability to wildfires often focus on landscape conditions or ecological factors.”
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