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What is the opposite of upholding?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to sustain or support (something which has been questioned)
“The respondent requests that this matter be deferred until his motions are resolved, as he is seeking to overturn the verdict in his case.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“Consequently, they tried to develop new forms of ethnographic representations or even abandon the notion of representation as a whole.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to physically hold up or serve as a foundation for
“She sternly advised her daughter not to stamp her feet so as to not risk shaking the girders and destabilize the bridge.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to elevate to a higher place or position
Lower the right side a tad, and the position of the frame will be perfect.”
Noun
Opposite of support for an idea or cause
Noun
Opposite of the act of supporting or giving authorization to someone or something
Noun
Opposite of the action of preserving something
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