What is the opposite of strengthen?

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Opposite of to make stronger or more solid
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Opposite of to consolidate or reinforce, especially an opinion or feeling
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Opposite of to gain in strength or intensity
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Opposite of make or become stronger or more resilient
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Opposite of to make safe or protect against threats
“The shape-shifting cyborg took on the identity of a woman and used flesh-and-blood wiles as much as her robotic powers to attack John Connor.”
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Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
“To say that fantasy movies have not been a big draw at the box office is to understate the matter.”
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Opposite of to ready oneself for a challenging experience
“How is it they as believers could succumb to the experience of being forsaken by God, in terror before the withdrawal of divine love?”
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Opposite of to instill courage into
“The dragon's loud roar served to startle the enemy soldiers.”
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Opposite of to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“Consequently, they tried to develop new forms of ethnographic representations or even abandon the notion of representation as a whole.”
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Opposite of to increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore
“Authorities released a dispersing liquid into the coastal waters to dilute the slick.”
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Opposite of block or defend with a barricade
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Opposite of to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“Of course, they look for information that they want to hear and they try to disprove or suppress information they don't want to hear.”
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