What is the opposite of uplift?

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Opposite of to physically move from a lower to a higher place or position
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Opposite of to give new life to, or to restore to a healthy condition
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Opposite of to drive spiritually or urge someone on
“I wouldn't want to discourage them, but I would urge caution and some sensible risk assessment.”
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Opposite of to increase in degree, amount, size, or value
“By considering the collateral and cascading effects in military planning, one can plan actions to mitigate the likelihood of negative and unintended effects.”
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Opposite of to build, construct
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Opposite of to enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
“Stress is believed to impair one's ability to regulate moods.”
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Opposite of to elevate to a higher place or position
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Opposite of to delight, or to give pleasure or satisfaction to
“The room had become deathly quiet, each crew member standing erectly as not to further displease their captain.”
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Opposite of to lift or raise something by grasping it
“Do not drop that sheet of glass or it will be very expensive to replace.”
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Opposite of to provide encouragement to
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Opposite of to trigger enthusiasm or eagerness
“The movie's plot was terrible and only served to bore us to death.”
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Opposite of to strengthen in position
“His jealous colleagues worked hard and strategically to impede his progression within the firm.”
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Opposite of to get better
“My purchasing power would worsen substantially after I was laid off.”
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(sometimes figuratively) Opposite of to give a boost or energy to
Noun
Opposite of a source of help or encouragement
“These unenforceable laws and insane concepts are nothing but a hindrance to progress and creativity.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of lifting or raising to a higher level
“You will experience a slight drop after I let go.”
Noun
Opposite of quality of being elated
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