What is the opposite of challenge?

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Noun
Opposite of a call for someone to compete
“He would admit defeat and his complete surrender was graciously accepted by his nemesis.”
Noun
Opposite of a call to prove or justify something
“The loyal disciple expressed his acceptance of beliefs expressed within the cult.”
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Opposite of a test of someone's abilities or internal fortitude
“It was an easy project that was a cinch to manage.”
Noun
Opposite of an issue or problem requiring resolution
“They believed they had found the solution to enduring peace in the troubled region.”
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Opposite of protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
Noun
Opposite of the state of being intractable
Noun
Opposite of a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
“In Kennedy's domestic policy, the New Frontier took the form of a fight against prejudice, chiefly in his support of the civil rights movement.”
Noun
Opposite of a contest or competition
“The event was a collaboration between several companies with the intent of raising awareness of important issues.”
Noun
Opposite of something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
“He thinks leaving large sums of money to children serves as a disincentive to go out and do great things on their own.”
Noun
Opposite of a doubt about the truth or validity of something
“Well, the judge explained that what they're looking for here is somewhere between absolute certainty and just a shadow of a doubt.”
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Opposite of a situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
Noun
Opposite of the use of force or violence to oppose someone or something
“He suggested other NATO states could individually or as an alliance provide military support to help the country.”
Noun
(the matter) Opposite of the reason for distress or a problem
Verb
Opposite of to dispute the validity of
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“To the astonishment of the jury, the defendant's lawyer would accept the evidence presented by the prosecutor.”
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Opposite of to invite someone to engage in a contest
“She would typically admit defeat and surrender every time we played chess together.”
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Opposite of to make demands of, or prove to be a challenge to
“Having access to the internet during the family's holiday in the woods would appease the kids.”
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Opposite of to apply oneself to, or start work on, a given task or issue
“We must resist the urge to jump straight into a project without first understanding the value and benefits it will bring to the business.”
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Opposite of to oppose, dispute or argue against something
Verb
To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Opposite of to express uncertainty
“We do not believe that definitive conclusions can be reached on so obviously inadequate an evidentiary record.”
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Opposite of to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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Opposite of to state under oath, to plead
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Opposite of to engage in a competition or contest
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(sports) Opposite of to compete against
“She was excited to partner with her longtime culinary idol in a cookoff against one of the best chefs in the country.”
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Opposite of to call into question
“He said that he would back himself to respond after a poor showing.”
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Opposite of to confront or come up against
“Wilder threw some wild accusations that his opponent was trying to shirk the fight.”
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Opposite of to enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
“An incumbent may decide to forgo the next election when certain conditions are met.”
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Opposite of to make necessary
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of keep abreast of
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Opposite of to require as a necessity
“Studying and working hard will ultimately produce success.”
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Opposite of to defy or put up an opposition to
“We do everything possible to ensure that our drivers adhere to the rules of the road, especially speed limits.”
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Opposite of to face something unpleasant with courage and fortitude
“We decided to escape the bad weather and call it a day.”
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Opposite of to make great demands on the capacity or resources of
“With the last of the country's baby boom generation soon entering the labor market, the strain on resources and competition for jobs will begin to abate.”
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Opposite of to require as a necessity
“I have enough manpower for the task, so I won't require your help.”
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