What is the opposite of await?

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Opposite of to wait (in readiness or expectation) for
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Opposite of to regard (something) as likely to happen
“I know it is coming, but I can't do anything to stop it!”
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Opposite of to expect or wait for a sound, such as a signal
“It's very easy to mishear the sound cue as it is relatively silent.”
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Opposite of to delay action until a particular time or event
“Once this acclimation takes place, you may begin your object observation.”
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Opposite of to wait in anticipation for the occurrence of something
“We dread the idea that we'll be stuck in a situation that might be dangerous.”
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Opposite of to remain in a specified state or position
“Food would be brought to them and if for some reason they had to leave their post, someone would step in for relief.”
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