What is the opposite of recognise?

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Opposite of to identify from a knowledge of appearance or character
“I'll never forget his face, as he got down at Swinburne's Hotel.”
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Opposite of to understand or acknowledge the existence of
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“It is a fair question, but we should not overlook the assumptions that underlie it.”
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Opposite of to show appreciation in an official manner
“There are those in the world who scorn our vision of human dignity and freedom.”
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Opposite of to acknowledge the validity or legality of something
“In your particular case, the airline is within its rights to reject your compensation claim.”
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(of a situation) Opposite of to be fully conscious or aware of
“Being an eternal optimist, I had a tendency to ignore any red flags that were raised.”
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Opposite of to be grateful for something
“This is not to disparage the editor and her magazine. However, I cannot envisage a day when such a read would hold even a scrap of appeal.”
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Opposite of to enthusiastically applaud or approve of
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Opposite of to consider or regard somebody or something as
“We will disregard his status as a citizen of this country, and then prosecute him for treasonous activities against our nation.”
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Opposite of to accept or admit the existence or truth of
“Let me say at the outset that I absolutely and totally reject any assertion that I have misled the Senate over this matter.”
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Opposite of to discover or encounter something, either by chance or intention
“To misplace a presidential badge of office for a couple of days may be unfortunate.”
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Opposite of to discover through studying or searching
“She tried to hide all evidence of her crime.”
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To find out or to discover
“In time, I will learn the identity of my biological father.”
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Opposite of to perceive or notice
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(of a proposal) Opposite of to agree or consent to
“Harvey would challenge Rose's suggestion that they should just be friends, and paid the price for it.”
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Opposite of to make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
“Some stigmatize him as the greatest rogue in the world and the most artful cheat of all the sons of Adam.”
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Opposite of to decide or determine correctly or with certainty
“I figure that this might be a big problem.”
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Opposite of to discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
“You'll need to know the exact amount of energy required for the warrior to maintain his defenses.”
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Opposite of to clearly comprehend something
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Opposite of to have met, be acquainted or familiar with
“Most patients are seen and treated by primary care doctors, who may be unfamiliar with the condition.”
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Opposite of to acclaim or praise someone (for a typically noteworthy act)
“I was astonished to hear a couple of side-musicians criticize the great pianist for turning the clave around.”
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