What is the opposite of beam?

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Noun
Opposite of a ray or shaft of light
Noun
Opposite of a radiant or good-natured look or smile
Noun
Opposite of light, or luminescence from light
Noun
Opposite of a pleased, kind, or amused facial expression
“Turn that frown upside down and you'll have a much better day!”
Noun
Opposite of a strengthening piece of iron or timber used in building or carpentry
Noun
Opposite of a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position
Noun
Opposite of the distance or measurement from side to side of something
Noun
Opposite of a shaft of moonlight
Noun
Opposite of a structure that complements or supplements something else
“Before induction into a specific branch of the armed forces, recruits undergo at least nine weeks of basic military training.”
Noun
Opposite of a long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material
“This is a Roman period altar that was hidden for centuries, being used as a stone block in the rebuilding of the medieval church.”
Noun
Opposite of the measurement of the extent of something from side to side
Verb
Opposite of to radiate or give off, especially rays of light
Verb
Opposite of to glitter or glimmer with light
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Opposite of to smile broadly and happily
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Opposite of to transmit a signal over the airwaves
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Opposite of to radiate rays of light
“As the group moved deeper into the crevice, it started to darken and narrow.”
Verb
Opposite of to shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way
Verb
Opposite of to broadcast through media
Verb
Opposite of to shine with a bright, harsh light
“Occasionally, a billowy, white cloud would appear out of nowhere in the cobalt blue sky above and shade the group from the bright rays of the springtime sun.”
Verb
Opposite of to travel from one point to another without physically crossing the distance between the two points
Verb
(glow with) Opposite of to convey deep pleasure through one's expression or bearing
“She had a very attractive face with blonde hair and delicate light blue eyes that seemed to hide a sadness behind their sparkling appearance.”
Verb
Opposite of to aim or direct an object at
“A bright light entered James' vision that caused him to misdirect his weapon and shoot his colleague in the foot.”
Verb
Opposite of to stare (at something) with wide eyes
Verb
Opposite of to give off light
“Priestly determined that the combustion used up oxygen during a reaction, and that is why the flame would eventually extinguish.”
Verb
Opposite of spread from or as if from a central point
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