What is the opposite of spoil?

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Opposite of to treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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Opposite of to decompose or break down, especially biologically
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Opposite of to destroy or damage the value or quality of
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(further) Opposite of to tarnish with something undesirable
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(clean) Opposite of to tarnish with something undesirable
“They used a genetically altered strain of bacterium to clean the ocean of oil spills effectively.”
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Opposite of to deal with something clumsily or nervously, typically making a mistake in the process
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Opposite of to deteriorate or go into decline, especially physically
“The results of your blood tests show that your health is starting to improve.”
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(usually of a disease or condition) Opposite of to affect adversely
“Eating a healthy and balanced meal will help to protect against all forms of malnutrition.”
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Opposite of to stop operating
“You will need some batteries to get that little engine to work.”
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Opposite of to commit a mistake or error
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Opposite of to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
“Mr. Stone proceeded to arrange his desk, apparently quite unconscious of the hostile glances directed towards him from all parts of the room.”
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Opposite of to engage in something indulgent, especially on an infrequent basis
“Why do you burden yourself with the weight of extra work when you don't need to?”
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Opposite of to treat someone badly, cruelly or unkindly
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Opposite of to do badly, particularly to make a mess while doing
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(figuratively) Opposite of to botch or mangle
“System design adequacy is the probability that a system will successfully accomplish its mission, given that it is operated within design specifications.”
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Opposite of to spoil or go bad
“The bananas grown for export are suitable for being picked when only two-thirds ripe, and continue to ripen during shipment.”
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Opposite of to completely bungle (an opportunity)
“Well aware that he'd never again have the chance to commit himself wholly to the undertaking of such a mammoth project, Larry was determined to maximize his opportunity.”
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Opposite of something acquired, tyipcally illegally or violently
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Opposite of things that have been left as worthless
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