What is the opposite of retard?

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Verb
Opposite of to prevent from progress
Verb
Opposite of to make (someone or something) late or slow
“We should avoid taking shortcuts just to hasten the time it takes to reach our destination.”
Verb
Opposite of to decrease in sensitivity
“If you quit smoking, you will probably resensitize your senses of taste and smell.”
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Opposite of to undo the proper order or arrangement of
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Opposite of to place a weight or burden on
Verb
Opposite of to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
Verb
(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to put off until a later time
“Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will need to bring forward our holiday by a week.”
Verb
Opposite of cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
Noun
Opposite of a stupid person
Noun
Opposite of a period of time by which something is late or postponed
“As the timer ran down, he gobbled up his meal with extraordinary expedition to win first prize.”
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