What is the opposite of cascade?

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Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
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Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
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Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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Opposite of to physically move from a higher to a lower level
“During the festival, many hot air balloons would ascend into the sky.”
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Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Glimmers of twilight began to seep through, as water might trickle through a basket's rushes.”
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Opposite of to move in a specified direction as a mass of people or things
“The Siamese King ordered his army to spread out on both wings to repel the onslaught of the Burmese.”
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(of light, liquid, color, etc.) Opposite of to diffuse via a source
“Electrons in the mineral absorb the energy from the activator and become excited.”
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Opposite of to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
Verb
Opposite of to sink to a lower position, as on a scale
“You could sit atop a hill and observe the monuments that rise above the rainforest canopy.”
Noun
Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
Noun
Opposite of a number of things arriving or happening suddenly and during the same period
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Opposite of a great quantity of something arriving at the same time
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Opposite of a heavy discharge of many things at once
“Billheimer attributed the lack of applause to the overwhelming emotion of both the occasion and the oration.”
Noun
Opposite of an overwhelming quantity of things or people happening or appearing at the same time
“It attracted pilgrims and other visitors from distant places, but the cathedral was not the parish or proper church of more than a handful of people.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden gushing stream
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