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What is the opposite of brandish?

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Verb
Opposite of to move or swing something back and forth, especially a weapon
Verb
Opposite of to wave (something) about, especially to attract attention
“Previously, men had tarried just long enough to plant the banner of their expedition before retreating from their humbling vantage point.”
Verb
Opposite of to ostentatiously draw attention to
“The nation's leaders are scrambling to suppress any bad publicity about the recent fiasco.”
Verb
Opposite of to move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
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Opposite of to physically and visibly hold, carry or brandish
Verb
Opposite of to carry or bear
Verb
(with reference to a flag) Opposite of to display or be displayed on a flagpole
“The District Magistrate then called the Deputy Superintendent of Police and ordered him to forcibly pull down the flag.”
Noun
Opposite of a dramatic waving or sweeping movement
“The stillness of his hand on the racket was the only sign that the news had affected him.”
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