What is the opposite of bolt?

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Noun
Opposite of a bar that slides into a socket to fasten a door or window
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed rapidly
Verb
Opposite of to lock or fasten (a door or window), especially with a bar
Verb
Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Opposite of to move at a fast speed on foot
“She watched in gentle adoration, her two-year-old daughter walk slowly toward her.”
Verb
Opposite of to break free from confinement or control
“Rather than purchase his freedom at the expense of his Loyalty, he chose to remain in confinement, and await his fate.”
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Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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(archaic) Opposite of to flee or run away (from)
“I believe they will come to me for I always had something for them.”
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Opposite of to consume a substance that is (presumably) edible
“She would proceed to spit the food out in disgust due to its bitter aftertaste.”
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“When they saw an opportunity to gain territory, the armed forces decided to advance into the capital.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or pass very quickly
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Opposite of to flee or run away
“We all quickly moved forward down a small ravine and then started up and were told to hold ground.”
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“Despite pundits opining that Joe was out of his depth, he would ultimately still face his imposing opponent.”
Verb
Opposite of to cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion
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