What is the opposite of avoid?

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Opposite for to keep away from something
“I decided to confront my mother-in-law in an effort to overcome my pentheraphobia.”
Opposite for to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leader accept responsibility for the crisis that is engulfing his nation.”
Opposite for to get out of the way of
“The puppy dog would run into me while chasing down a ball at full speed.”
Opposite for to consciously evade an encounter with someone
“I try to seek out Alexia whenever I need some insightful ideas on how to live my life.”
Opposite for to keep or withhold oneself from something
“While I was on holiday, I would indulge in plenty of delicious desserts.”
Opposite for to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
(rare) Opposite for to put an end to formally or by law
“He tried to get out of his contract, but his employer was determined to enforce it.”
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