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 item used for the treatment of ailments
“Consuming alcohol was like venom for my splitting headache.”
Noun
Opposite of a medicine or remedy that is prescribed
Noun
Opposite of a solution to a problem or dilemma
“Whether I take the red pill or the blue pill is the dilemma I'm currently faced with.”
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 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
Verb
Opposite of to remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from
Verb
Opposite of to make changes to correct an error or mistake
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 balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective
Verb
Opposite of make tidy or put in order again
Verb
Opposite of to recover or feel better
“For a couple of days he is able to speak, but then his condition begins to deteriorate.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide physiological relief
“The constant rubbing will aggravate my wound.”
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