What is the opposite of remedy?

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Noun
Opposite of a medicine or treatment for a disease or injury
Noun
Opposite of a plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
“I have a solution for your current predicament but you are not going to like it.”
Noun
Opposite of a drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease
“The legislature enacted a law making it a misdemeanor for anyone to use a poison to kill fish from lakes, ponds, or waterways in Arkansas.”
Noun
Opposite of a medicine or remedy that is prescribed
Noun
Opposite of reduction of, or freedom, from pain
“In patients with contained herniation, exacerbation of pain may be due to an increase in intradiscal pressure.”
Noun
Opposite of punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
Noun
Opposite of relief from pain, distress or suffering
“The hot coffee caused Kramer a great deal of pain when he spilled it on himself.”
Noun
Opposite of the removal of stress or discomfort
“I always felt guilty for burdening him with my past, and he didn't need any more stress in his life.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of providing someone in need of assistance with aid
“The doctor misdiagnosed his injury due to medical negligence.”
Noun
Opposite of the (usually gradual) return to health
“Maggie also attempts to hide her own illness from her brother, which has become increasingly difficult given the deterioration of her health.”
Verb
Opposite of to fix, correct, revise or improve
Verb
Opposite of to resolve or find a solution to
Verb
Opposite of to be suitable for fulfilling or satisfying a need
“The business will breach its legal compliance if certain regulatory actions have not been completed in a timely manner.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to solve (a problem)
“As those who attended the meeting heard, there are several issues of circumstance that problematize this motion.”
Verb
Opposite of to mend or repair
“Kevin was a naughty boy who would mistreat and break his toys.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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