What is the opposite of beating?

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Noun
Opposite of a punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
Noun
Opposite of the regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
Noun
Opposite of an aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
“Wearing sunglasses is the best defense against the sun's ultraviolet rays.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of bashing
Noun
Opposite of a state of concealment
Noun
Opposite of a heavy defeat or beating
Noun
Opposite of any treatment or experience outside of that which was intended for that results in physical harm or damage
“He was subjected to immense coddling by his mother at a young age.”
Noun
An instance of winning or having success
“His victory was the culmination of several years of dedication and training.”
Noun
Opposite of cruel or harmful treatment or abuse
Noun
Opposite of a repeated light tapping
Noun
Opposite of physical punishment
Noun
Opposite of a strike or hit, typically light to medium in impact
Noun
Opposite of cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
“By sacrificing themselves to provide for the basic needs of other family members, they show gratitude for the care and protection their parents gave when raising them.”
Verb
Opposite of being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
“We may have won, but this playoff series isn't over. We must avoid losing to them in the next match.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to strike physically or violently
“Aaron moves first, throwing a flurry of punches that I easily defend.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to form, shape or forge with a hammer
“The Faerie Queen told us that the only way to end the curse would be to break the sword.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
“Halfway into the file, the metronome would stop, and they would go at the same frequency on their own.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to stir or whisk vigorously
“Put a coverslip over the top and leave the gelatin to set.”
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(usually "beats") Opposite of present participle for to confound or perplex someone
“I did to show him that I was in earnest and because he would enlighten me on many subjects.”
Verb
(of a bird) Opposite of present participle for to fly making rhythmic wing movements
“Once it finds the wing of the storm, the eagle will rest its own wings and use the pressure of the rampant storm to soar and glide in the clouds.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to avoid or circumvent (a rule, obstacle or problem)
“The physician shall observe the laws of the country in regulating the practice of medicine and shall also not assist others to evade such laws.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
“He'll try to trick us into doing something that will actually help his army when it comes.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Adjective
Opposite of excellent, very fun
Adjective
Opposite of having or relating to rhythm
Adjective
Opposite of moving in a quivering or pulsating manner
“Calm and motionless, wholly focused on the surveillance of those below, the two men watched from their solitary position of concealment.”
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