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What is the opposite of fortify?

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Opposite of to make stronger, tougher, or more resistant
Opposite of to energize or enliven physically, mentally, or morally
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Opposite of to physically harden a substance or material, typically using a chemical process
Opposite of to protect or shield from harm or danger
“It was so silent that it was like one of those movies where suddenly a murderer pops up out of the bushes to attack the helpless woman.”
Opposite of to promote or nurture the development of
“Conversely, evidence of unmistakable hostility toward that same population is expected to impede the development of a belief in the mutability of existing conditions.”
Opposite of to ready oneself for a challenging experience
“How is it they as believers could succumb to the experience of being forsaken by God, in terror before the withdrawal of divine love?”
(typography) Opposite of to make a typeface have a thicker or heavier stroke
“I can't read any of this until you narrow the typeface.”
Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
Opposite of to prevent entry or passage with a physical barrier
(sometimes figuratively) Opposite of to give a boost or energy to
Opposite of to make progress in development
“The company's product would continue to regress over the years, thus allowing competitors to encroach into their market share.”
Opposite of to prepare oneself
“There are no circumstances in life so afflicting as entirely to unprepare a man to meet death with resignation.”
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