What is the opposite of resolve?

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Opposite of to find an answer to a (usually complex) intellectual puzzle or problem
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Opposite of to separate or cause to be separated into constituent parts or components
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Opposite of to explain away or dispel
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Opposite of to find an answer for through reasoning
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Opposite of to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration
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Opposite of to intend or plan to do something
“You decided to ignore your responsibility as a parent and instead, indulged in vices.”
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(smooth over) Opposite of to resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
“The Council urges all parties to exert restraint and refrain from taking any action which might exacerbate the situation.”
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Opposite of to decipher or find a solution to
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Opposite of to resolve or find a solution to
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Opposite of to identify and measure the chemical constituents of (a substance or specimen)
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Opposite of to work out or resolve
“My friend tends to pass on puzzles that she is unable to solve quickly.”
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Opposite of to drive away or cause to vansih by scattering,
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Opposite of reconcile a situation
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Opposite of intervene in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation
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Opposite of to become something different
“The old castle's condition would stagnate and remain unchanged for years.”
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Opposite of to understand, or try to understand, something
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Opposite of to come to a judgment
“Because of your erratic results, the boss will waver when he decides on what your pay increase should be.”
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Opposite of to correct or put right (an undesirable situation)
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Opposite of to come to an end
“They grow, break free from the host, and drop to the bottom of the water to begin an independent life.”
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Opposite of to arrive at an answer through logic
“I had to think long and hard, then I had to give up on figuring out this puzzle.”
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Opposite of to make a choice from a range of possibilities
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Opposite of to make (a rough surface) smooth
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Opposite of to separate the various strands of
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Opposite of the quality of having a firm determination to do something
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Opposite of a determination or effort (to do something)
“His announcement that he would run for President would be met with surprising indifference.”
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Opposite of the quality of being brave or confident without being reckless or thoughtless
“There is no reason for this other than craven cowardice in the face of power.”
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Opposite of the faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
“There are frequent complaints about unwillingness to work, lack of entrepreneurialism and aversion to risk.”
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Opposite of control of oneself, willpower
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Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
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(of a person) Opposite of the quality of being energetic and ambitious
“He was a man of leisure who barely knew the meaning of hard work.”
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Opposite of intention or purpose
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Opposite of the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“He argued that change could be brought about through pacifism and appeasement.”
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Opposite of an aim, intention or purpose
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Opposite of usually contains one or more dark minerals, which may be mica, pyroxene, or amphibole
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Opposite of an aim or end result that a person is trying to achieve
“I reflected on the pointlessness of working in the job that I do, and I realized that I was completely and utterly unfulfilled.”
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