What is the opposite of act on?

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Opposite of take action
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Opposite of to act on an opportunity
“He would miss many golden opportunities that had been presented to him during his career because of his tunnel vision.”
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Opposite of to act on, or put into action, a request
“Your demands are unreasonable and I will do everything I can to repeal them.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Opposite of to perform a series of actions on something
“The machine would stand idly by and neglect the thermoplastic material.”
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