What is the opposite of succour?

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Noun
Opposite of the act or result of assisting
Noun
Opposite of financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
“I felt that the Federal Government ought not to put a further handicap on the borrowing of money by municipalities.”
Noun
Opposite of the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment
Noun
Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
Noun
Opposite of help in doing something
Noun
Opposite of reduction of, or freedom, from pain
“In patients with contained herniation, exacerbation of pain may be due to an increase in intradiscal pressure.”
Noun
Opposite of comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness
Noun
Opposite of the act of providing someone in need of assistance with aid
“The doctor misdiagnosed his injury due to medical negligence.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing perceived as a source of mental or emotional support
“Chocolate and ice-cream had become my weakness, and the scales would be my worst enemy.”
Verb
Opposite of to promote or nurture the development of
“Conversely, evidence of unmistakable hostility toward that same population is expected to impede the development of a belief in the mutability of existing conditions.”
Verb
Opposite of to strengthen or support physically or mentally
“Those unpleasant incidents would rankle in his mind and would plague him at nights when he lay sleepless, staring at the ceiling.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide assuagement or palliation to
Verb
(attend to) Opposite of to look after
“Brian was afraid that the doctor would ignore him if he gave his pain rating the wrong score.”
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