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What is the opposite of thwart?

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Opposite of to cause to fail, or to make great attempts to
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“This alliance, the only one that seemed worthy of the emperors of the West, might facilitate his takeover of the Greek possessions of southern Italy.”
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Opposite of to cause the downfall or ruin of
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Opposite of to put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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Opposite of to resist or endure (something) successfully
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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 decisively put an end to
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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 stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
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Opposite of to act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
“We were headed for the big time, but I allowed myself to be ambushed by the corruption of my Godly principles and I fell deep into drugs and alcohol.”
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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 defy or put up an opposition to
“We do everything possible to ensure that our drivers adhere to the rules of the road, especially speed limits.”
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Opposite of to avoid (something undesirable) by luck or skill
“Blok was forced not only to confront his own mortality now that his father had recently died but also his growing anachronism as a poet.”
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Opposite of to be victorious over
“Cronos, the first powerful God who ruled the Heavens above, was warned by Gaia and Ouranos that someday he would be defeated by one of his own sons.”
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Opposite of to discourage or overwhelm
“She says my goals and aspirations inspire her, and frankly, I want to be worthy of her admiration.”
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Opposite of to try to prevent by action or argument
“Sachs's impression from this exchange was that Rania was respectful of others' customs and beliefs but also insistent that they accept the protocols of their new home.”
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Opposite of to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
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