What is the opposite of preserved?

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Adjective
Opposite of well-looked-after
Adjective
Opposite of without water or moisture, said of something that has previously been wet or moist
Adjective
Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
Adjective
Opposite of commemorated
Adjective
Opposite of fresh
Adjective
Opposite of kept from danger
Adjective
Opposite of shielded or protected from attack or damage
“No longer on an island, the site is now left exposed to anybody willing to walk across the drying sands.”
Adjective
(especially of plants) Opposite of uninhabited or cultivated
“Although no one would plant these weedy types, they all have attractive, cultivated cousins.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a natural state, having never been tampered with
Adjective
Opposite of of food, preserved by treatment with smoke
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to maintain (something) in its original or existing state
“Take the appropriate precautions to make sure that you do not damage the new door skin or inner panel.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to keep safe from harm, injury or extinction
“The construction of a new or improved highway would further endanger the existence of those species with habitats located in the path of development.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as sugar or salt
“Place older food products in front or on top of new ones, and it will help you consume the food before it expires.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to save for future use
“Given our known uranium resources and our projection of 600 to 700 nuclear plants, we'll exhaust our fuel source in 30 or 40 years.”
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