What is the opposite of vindicate?

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Opposite of show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
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Opposite of to remove from suspicion or guilt
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Opposite of to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“The reactions of gamers largely contradict the rave reviews afforded to the new console.”
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Opposite of to support, justify, or make an excuse for a (perceived) misdeed
“He is fair and honest in all his inquiries and deliberations, ready to own his mistakes, and thankful for every help to discover them.”
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Opposite of to bring fulfillment or happiness to one's life
“I hope I've done nothing to dissatisfy any of the tenants, least of all you, sir.”
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Opposite of to provide an acceptable explanation for
“He knew that his remaining years would be spent in prison, and it was in some way to atone for his transgressions.”
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Opposite of to retaliate or get revenge
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Opposite of to uphold, affirm, or confirm the justice or validity of
“There is suspicion that some political leaders may manipulate and corrupt the law to serve their personal ends.”
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Opposite of to retaliate for a wrong or grievance
“He needed to learn to let bygones be bygones, bury the hatchet, forgive and forget, and all those other euphemisms my mom was so fond of.”
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Opposite of to make, pronounce or show to be legitimate
“I am beyond disappointed that she would use her platform with thousands of followers to mock and illegitimize an entire community of people.”
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