What is the opposite of safeguard?

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Noun
Opposite of a measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable
Noun
Opposite of a person, vehicle, or group accompanying another for protection or as a mark of rank
Noun
Opposite of the act of protecting
“This was a cowardly, savage and vicious attack on a man who was utterly helpless.”
Noun
Opposite of a means or method of defending (against attack)
Noun
Opposite of something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
Noun
Opposite of shelter or protection sought by people in danger
Noun
Opposite of obstruction of action, access, or approach
Noun
Opposite of protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
Noun
Opposite of an arrangement by which a company or the state undertakes to provide a guarantee of compensation for specified loss, damage, illness, or death in return for payment of a specified premium
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that protects someone or something
“His efforts would point out the vulnerability of the fort and lead to further Union forays into the area.”
Noun
Opposite of a means of control or restraint
Verb
Opposite of protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure
Verb
Opposite of to drive danger or attack away from
Verb
Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
Verb
Opposite of to preserve (something) by not expending or using it
“Susie loves to utilize her time by reading fantasy and science-fiction novels.”
Verb
Opposite of to keep in good condition
Verb
Opposite of to keep the state of something or a place in good condition
“It is your duty of care to ensure that you do not damage the rented car.”
Verb
Opposite of to protect the state of someone or something
“This project has been set up to undermine the opposition's efforts to enact their policies.”
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Opposite of to set or keep apart from others
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Opposite of take special care of, especially to promote development or well-being
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Opposite of to pay the living expenses of
“The presiding judge could not understand why a mother would choose to gamble her life savings and ignore her family's needs.”
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