What is the opposite of chaffing?

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Adjective
Opposite of contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of questioning or suggesting puzzlement
Adjective
Opposite of humorous or flippant
Adjective
Opposite of having a merry or cheerful nature or atmosphere
“For those homeless and beggars in the streets, life was even more miserable.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt
“Each greeting is accompanied by a great deal of genuine laughter and joyousness.”
Noun
Opposite of the subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
“You will get nothing but praise for your book, and I shall be vilipended for mine.”
Noun
Opposite of the humorous or amusing aspects of something
Noun
Opposite of conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to tease someone in a jocular manner
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