What is the opposite of rectify?

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Opposite of to put right
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Opposite of to keep the state of something or a place in good condition
“It is your duty of care to ensure that you do not damage the rented car.”
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Opposite of to alter for the better
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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
“In withdrawal, stronger neurological activity creates the desire to relapse, or return to an addictive habit.”
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Opposite of to amend, or repair
“Some species use twigs from thorny plants, making the nests difficult for predators to destroy.”
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Opposite of to make amends for (damage done)
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Opposite of put on the right track
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Opposite of to find an answer or solution to a problem or question
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Opposite of to put in order
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Opposite of to improve on
“You will not make it to college if your grades worsen.”
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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 reduce or counteract (something unwelcome or unpleasant) by exerting an opposite force or effect
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