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What is the opposite of argue?

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Opposite of to exchange or express diverging or opposite views, typically in a heated or angry way
“There is that picture out there we could all agree that shouldn't be taken even by the family.”
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
“The law provides for the reduction of penalties, as long as the taxpayer will agree to fully accept the charges laid.”
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Opposite of to demonstrate or support the truth or value of
“His peers will attempt to disprove the theory, not because they are mean-spirited disbelievers, but because they recognize that a theory can only be disproven.”
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Opposite of to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints
“I don't always agree with her, but she is right on this point.”
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Opposite of to cause (someone) to agree through arguments or earnest requests
“They used their utmost endeavors to dissuade him from sending this unhappy prisoner to that infected house.”
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(about a particular subject) Opposite of to express or communicate one's opinion or ideas with a person or a group of people
“The coach continually tried to skirt the issue when pressed about cultural problems within the team.”
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Opposite of to make an assertion without proof
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Opposite of to express different opinions about something, often angrily
“Many would agree that it is better to prevent things from happening than trying to fix things that have already been broken.”
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to quarrel or argue
“We gel with each other very well, and rarely give in to bickering.”
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Opposite of to state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
“Some theorists speculate that the universe will end in a big crunch when everything collapses in on itself.”
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Opposite of to discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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Opposite of to assert something as a position in an argument
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Opposite of to speak or write authoritatively about a topic
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Opposite of to express verbally
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Opposite of to use coaxing or flattery in order to persuade someone to do something
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Opposite of to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“Now fans have taken to social media to slam the decision to remove Candice, who they argued was showing impressive strength and resolve throughout the process.”
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Opposite of to convince, influence or obtain using personal charm
“He met the woman via the internet, and then shortly after a few dates, she began to overtly bully him into moving in with her.”
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Opposite of to effectively force (someone) to do something
“After some failed attempts to coax Charlie into testifying, they would leave alone their only witness and lament their losing case.”
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Opposite of to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Opposite of to give a hint of
“They used myth to explain natural phenomena, cultural variations, traditional enmities, and friendships.”
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