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
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Opposite of to lock or fasten (a door or window), especially with a bar
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Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Opposite of to leave hastily in the face of opposition
Verb
Opposite of to leave a place hastily, often for another
“Our plan is to leave Dallas, Texas, in the morning at about eight o'clock and arrive in New York the following morning at about five o'clock.”
Verb
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 escape, or be liberated, from a place of confinement
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Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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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.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or pass very quickly
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Opposite of to cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion
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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.”
Verb
Opposite of to close or bolt an entrance or opening
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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
“Considering the dangers, I slowly retreat out of the dark cavern and look for another spot to settle for the night.”
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