What is the opposite of avoiding?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to keep away from something
“I decided to confront my mother-in-law in an effort to overcome my pentheraphobia.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leaders accept responsibility for the nation's problems.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to get out of the way of
“The puppy dog would run into me while chasing down a ball at full speed.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to keep or withhold oneself from something
“While I was on holiday, I would indulge in plenty of delicious desserts.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take preventative measures
“If you do not warm up before exercising strenuously, you can almost guarantee injury.”
Verb
(rare) Opposite of present participle 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.”
Adjective
Opposite of directed towards avoidance or escape
“The weather was such that I could fly using a fairly direct route home.”
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