What is the opposite of surmount?

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Opposite of to overcome a difficulty or obstacle
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Opposite of to climb to the top of
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Opposite of to stand or be placed on top of
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Opposite of to be victorious over
“It was maddening to see skiers I knew to be playing fair, guys who trained their hearts out with little financial reward, lose to the cheaters.”
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Opposite of to go beyond the limits of
“In his last three attempts, Kenneth would consistently subceed his personal best time.”
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Opposite of to be superior to
“More to the point, if I made a copy of a cassette, the copy would be inferior to the original.”
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Opposite of to come safely through a precarious situation
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Opposite of to be more in number than somebody or something
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Opposite of to physically get or pass over something
“The amateur athlete would run into all of the hurdles during the race.”
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Opposite of to withstand the action or effect of
“Lovers of ease who refuse to have anything to do with spiritual science would be affected by his magic.”
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Opposite of to climb up or over (something high and steep)
“Finally, we descend the cliffs at Kingsdown to Walmer Castle, home of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, and reach the end of our journey.”
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