What is the opposite of argue?

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Opposite of exchange or express diverging or opposite views, typically in a heated or angry way
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Opposite of to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory
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Opposite of to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of
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Opposite of to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints
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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 state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Some may disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
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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 present a defense
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Opposite of to engage in an altercation
“Police officers would often be required to placate the protestors when they turned violent.”
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Opposite of to state under oath, to plead
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Opposite of to be out of harmony or agreement usually noticeably
“Our opinions would often align during our discussions on any topic.”
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Opposite of use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something
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Opposite of convince, induce
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(with object) Opposite of to say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
“He acknowledged that he had an immediate gut reaction to government requests for the media to withhold information.”
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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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Opposite of to take as true or as a fact without actual proof
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Opposite of to give serious and careful thought to
“But to dismiss what he now alleges is to ignore the overwhelming evidence that what he says is true.”
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Opposite of to dispute the validity of
“To the astonishment of the jury, the defendant's lawyer would accept the evidence presented by the prosecutor.”
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