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Opposite of to become larger or stronger
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Opposite of to defeat heavily in a contest
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Opposite of to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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Opposite of to put a coating on, especially as a final touch
“I try to strip the layer of paint in a safe way, by sealing off the room with poly sheets, moistening the paint, and then scraping it off.”
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Opposite of to apply a substance such as oil or grease to (an engine or component) so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement
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Opposite of apply varnish to
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Opposite of to cause the death of
“So if they resurrect any more dead characters remember where you heard it first.”
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Opposite of to lash or strike repeatedly, especially with a long pliable instrument
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Opposite of to happen, transpire, or take place
“Despite being so young, he was actually able to remain calm despite the danger.”
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Opposite of to take the life of (someone)
“The kidnappers assured Maria that they would spare Rico if the ransom was paid.”
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Opposite of to comprehensively defeat
“He got on top of his larger opponent and then put him in an armbar that forced his opponent to submit to him.”
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Opposite of to defeat in a contest, especially by a large margin
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Opposite of an angry state of mind
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Opposite of natural oil
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Opposite of a soft lustre on a surface
Noun
Opposite of a fit of sulking or ill humor
“Yet, even upon hearing the bad news, he would leave the company in a state of calm.”
Noun
Opposite of the surface appearance of a manufactured material or object, or the material used to produce this
“There was a superficial scratch on the brushed metal finish but the interior was still intact.”
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