What is the opposite of refine?

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Opposite of to make free from impurities
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Opposite of to improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
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Opposite of to make better
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Opposite of improve or enhance the quality or value of
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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 improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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Opposite of to remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from
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Opposite of to bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced
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Opposite of to make human or humane
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Opposite of to make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
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Opposite of stimulate
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Opposite of to make a marked change in the form, nature, or appearance of
“All countries experience the tension between the need to develop resources, and the responsibility to preserve nature.”
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Opposite of change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way
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Opposite of to remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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Opposite of to fill with great joy
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Opposite of to perform a series of actions on something
“The machine would stand idly by and neglect the thermoplastic material.”
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