What is the opposite of bounce?

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Opposite of to rebound or ricochet off something
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Opposite of to discharge from a job or position
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Opposite of to move about or around quickly and randomly
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Opposite of to move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
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Opposite of to drive out
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Opposite of to bounce back through the air after hitting something hard
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Opposite of to move or jolt around unsteadily or abruptly
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Opposite of to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Opposite of to physically launch oneself into the air
“They have to tread carefully lest they fall into a crevice.”
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Opposite of to expel or send away, especially permanently
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Opposite of to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Opposite of to suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them to do something
“He tried his best to make conversation but would relent when it became obvious she wasn't interested.”
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(of a person) Opposite of to move in a quick and lively way
“The brooding teenagers stand around in the hallway, looking the others up and down as they pass by.”
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Opposite of to go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner
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Opposite of to shake or jolt, or to cause to shake or jolt
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“If the man did not withdraw his offer immediately, then he was unable to plead bad character to justify a later change of mind.”
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Opposite of to move with a short, sudden movement
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Opposite of to get to a location by any means of motion
“Please stand still for a moment while I take your measurements.”
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Opposite of to move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards
“There was nothing they could do except to sit and wait until the enemy passes.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or characteristic of being full of life, exuberance or energy
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Opposite of the act of ordering or allowing someone to leave a place or position
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Opposite of the state or characteristic of being full of life, exuberance or energy
“The dullness of the show was so overwhelming, that we had to leave early to preserve our sanity.”
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Opposite of lithe and agile when moving and bending
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Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Opposite of the action of forcing someone to leave an organization
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Opposite of an act of jumping into the air
“I spent fifteen years pursuing perfection in the sport, and the most important lesson I learned is the necessity to stick the landing.”
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