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What is the opposite of stymie?

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Opposite of to cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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(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 confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
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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.”
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Opposite of to impede or keep in check (the progress of)
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Opposite of to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to put an end to
“We will not initiate a war, but if a war is imposed on us, we will defend ourselves with the utmost resolution and determination.”
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Opposite of to prevent (hopes or expectations) from being realized
“Hitherto Smith had seen many places along the coast, from Monhegan Island southward, that could fulfill his dreams and ambition.”
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Opposite of to reject or block (a motion or proposal)
“The delegates voted at the union's biennial convention to pass a motion.”
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (a rule, obstacle or problem)
“The physician shall observe the laws of the country in regulating the practice of medicine and shall also not assist others to evade such laws.”
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Opposite of dead end
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