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What is the opposite of acquired?

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Opposite of having been gained or earned into one's possession
Opposite of having been attained or earned, especially through effort
Opposite of generally accepted as correct or true
“An uncommon opinion is always unpopular, and as such demonstrates the honesty of the individual who expresses it.”
Opposite of procured by purchasing
Opposite of to have attained or achieved
“I surrendered my search for love and did not feel a shred of regret.”
Opposite of to have received a particular treatment
“I avoided making mistakes, hence I never had to learn from them.”
Opposite of to have gotten into one's possession
“The street vendor gave me my hot dog once he had finished preparing it.”
Opposite of to have acquired something, usually over a period of time
“I lost my appreciation for spices after being away from India for several years.”
Opposite of to have come upon after searching, study, or effort
“She hid all evidence of her crime.”
Opposite of to have found unexpectedly or during a search
“It amazed me how everyone overlooked the basic truths about this nation.”
Opposite of to have accepted or received, typically something awarded
“She had worked hard and tried her best, but ultimately failed at winning a medal during the tournament.”
(of an illness) Opposite of to have caught or contracted
“I recovered from my cold within a week.”
Opposite of to have gained or profited from financially
“Samsung lost a lot of money on the Galaxy Note 7 after having to recall the entire line of phones.”
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