What is the opposite of thrive?

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Opposite of to grow strongly and vigorously
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“His state of mind would continue to deteriorate in the face of adversity.”
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Opposite of to be in, or to improve in, health and fitness
“He was significantly undernourished and would struggle on a daily basis.”
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Opposite of to prosper or be successful
“If you fail to assume the responsibility, your business will bust before it booms.”
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Opposite of to achieve the desired aim or result
“He would sadly fail, yet failure could never stop him from trying again.”
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Opposite of to prosper or flourish, or to attain control or ascendancy
“If you are intent on composing fine poems from the outset, you will trail the others.”
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Opposite of to benefit from
“You will have nothing to gain and everything to lose if you continue this gambling habit.”
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Opposite of to become trendy or fashionable
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Opposite of become very involved in
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Opposite of to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Opposite of to give strength to on a physiological level
“In adults, lead poisoning can result in damage to the central nervous system and severely weaken fingers, joints, wrists, and ankles.”
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