What is the opposite of bump?

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Opposite of to knock or run into someone or something with a jolt
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Opposite of to increase, especially just slightly or incrementally
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Opposite of to exert force or pressure on
“Her school bag was so heavy that she had to place it on the ground and pull it all the way to the car.”
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Opposite of to crash violently into or against something
“She fell back against her seat as Devin flipped the ship to avoid the flying debris.”
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Opposite of to strike or hit something, especially repeatedly
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Opposite of to move past someone or something with force
“Sarah had to wait until the crowd dispersed before she could proceed to take a photo with one of her idols.”
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Opposite of to hit very hard
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Opposite of to push roughly
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Opposite of to remove from employment or office
“Many restaurateurs and hoteliers, most airlines, and even some wine retailers employ consultants in their wine selection.”
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Opposite of to lower the rank or status of something or someone
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Opposite of to poke (at) something roughly or quickly
“She would touch him suggestively, but he was completely oblivious to her advances.”
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Opposite of to move with a short, sudden movement
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Opposite of to strike (someone) on a part of the body
“You won't miss him if you delay your jab by a split second.”
Noun
Opposite of a protuberance on a level surface
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Opposite of a rounded protuberance, especially if found on the back of an animal or person
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Opposite of a hard or repeated hit or strike
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Opposite of an act of pushing someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
“She gave him a tug to indicate that she wanted his attention, but he refused to draw his eyes away from the game unfolding on the television.”
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Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
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Opposite of a thing that protrudes from something else
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Opposite of something that sticks out or protrudes in an otherwise smooth surface
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Opposite of a forceful collision of two things
“The aversion of traffic calamity was a result of the two drivers' avoidance of an accident, thanks to their quick thinking and reaction.”
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Opposite of a compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape
Noun
Opposite of a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor
“After the earthquake had passed, there was an unexpected stillness that followed.”
Noun
Opposite of a lowering of rank or status
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Opposite of a physical impact or the act of causing one
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Opposite of a strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“To avoid conflict, give them a wave with your hand and walk away.”
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Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Opposite of an increase in value, amount or degree
“Developing countries' debt burdens were growing rapidly because of the dramatic decline in prices for raw commodities such as copper, coffee, and cocoa.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of colliding or crashing
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Opposite of a violent shock as from a heavy blow
Noun
Opposite of bump, knot
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