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What is the opposite of abused?

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Verb
Opposite of past tense for to treat with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly
“Our top priority as parents is to protect our children.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to treat in a manner that violates someone's decency
Respect her and accept her wishes to be left alone.”
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Opposite of past tense for to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
“We've come a long, long way together, through the hard times and the good. I have to celebrate you, baby. I have to praise you like I should.”
Verb
(honored) Opposite of past tense for to apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“The citizen has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but he must honor the laws of his country.”
Verb
(of a quantity of something) Opposite of past tense for to apply improperly or incorrectly in an almost obscene way
“Learning to frugalize a recipe with costly ingredients is key to economical cooking.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to exploit someone for one's own benefit, especially in an underhanded way
“The company set out to design a cyber-security system to protect the vulnerable and less tech-savvy of us from hackers.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to misuse a device or machine by pushing it to, or over, its limits
“By having multiple hosts, you can migrate your virtual machines to get better performance or shut down hosts that you underutilize.”
Adjective
Opposite of having been subjected to oppression
Adjective
Opposite of oppressed, persecuted or subjugated at the hands of another
Adjective
Opposite of in pain or suffering due to maltreatment
“Her loving parents had ensured she was always protected and safe from harm.”
Adjective
Opposite of having been subjected to abuse maltreatment
Adjective
Opposite of having been wronged or mistreated
Adjective
Opposite of sullied or tainted in some manner
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