What is the opposite of relieve?

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Opposite of to make more bearable or less severe
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Opposite of to remove blame or responsibility from
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Opposite of to unburden from something undesirable or restrictive
“We should work towards paying off our debt so that we will no longer burden ourselves with these high interest rates.”
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Opposite of to take the place of
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Opposite of to help or give aid to
“The adjustable hood fits over helmets and hats and won't hinder your vision while you're out and about.”
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Opposite of to relieve of an imputation by apology or defense
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Opposite of to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
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Opposite of to drive away or cause to vansih by scattering,
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Opposite of to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
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Opposite of to take the place of
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Opposite of to take something away from
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Opposite of make ceremonially clean
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(law, of a debt) Opposite of to remit or discharge
“They will hold someone to account if any damages are found.”
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Opposite of to remove from danger or harm
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(of a siege, blockade, or embargo) Opposite of to abandon or force an enemy to abandon
“They would commence their siege towards the bastion only to be repelled by a sea of long-range ballistics.”
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