What is the opposite of restoring?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to repair or renovate so as to return something to its original condition
“Controversial plans to demolish five traditional homes to make way for a huge apartment block in a village near York are set to be thrown out.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to put (something) back in a previous place or position
“As the scandals mount, they will break the public's faith in the current government.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to rejuvenate one's health
“Father Bosco hopes to have his new responsibilities confirmed by his superiors, but his chemotherapy continues to weaken him.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to give (something stolen, taken away, or lost) back to the original owner or recipient
“He thought to himself that trying to keep the stolen money was more exhaustive than earning it.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to refresh or reinvigorate someone
Adjective
Opposite of recuperative or having the essence of healing
“Aversely, the aspirin tablets used to relieve her pain caused by the injury had a detrimental effect on her overall health.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to refresh or reinvigorate the body or mind
Noun
Opposite of an act of repeating, or going back to, an earlier state or situation
“The departure from a democratic political system has plunged the country into anarchy and chaos.”
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