What is the opposite of rectify?

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Opposite of to put right
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Opposite of to solve (a problem)
“As those who attended the meeting heard, there are several issues of circumstance that problematize this motion.”
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Opposite of to modify, especially so as to better fit a given purpose or circumstance
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Opposite of to change one's attitude for the better
“Do not be discouraged if you have a day or two where you regress into bad habits.”
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Opposite of to make better, or improve, something perceived to be in a negative condition
“Since the business is declining, credit quality will worsen over time, meaning it makes sense to buy credit protection.”
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Opposite of to amend or repair
“Take hold of the crystal gingerly, as if you are afraid to break it.”
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Opposite of put on the right track
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Opposite of to resolve or find a solution to
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Opposite of to correct or put right (an undesirable situation)
“It is unfortunate that they would break their friendship over something as petty as academic jealousy.”
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Opposite of to free (someone) of a misconception or misapprehension
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Opposite of remove contaminants from
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Opposite of to make amends for past transgressions
“Kripa tried to justify his actions but knew he had behaved like a rogue.”
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