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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
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Opposite of to attack, especially by advancing suddenly and quickly
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Opposite of to accuse of wrongdoing
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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Opposite of to order something done
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Opposite of to record the cost of something as an amount payable by someone, an account, or a credit card
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Opposite of to load a piece of equipment with the material required for its use
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Opposite of to fill or pervade with a quality or emotion
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Opposite of to run or rush somewhere in a great hurry
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Opposite of to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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Opposite of to take violent or aggressive action against
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Opposite of to give an authoritative or peremptory order
“I wondered why he would ask me to take out the rubbish when he himself had nothing else on his agenda.”
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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Opposite of to give instructions
“The press should get things right, and not implicitly misinstruct the public.”
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Opposite of to spread or pervade throughout
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Opposite of to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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Opposite of to confront through the use of military force
“The elves flanked their dwarven brethren to help defend the castle against the onslaught from the orcs.”
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(of troops) Opposite of to suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force
“After a futile attempt to raid the fortification, Signorello's men were forced to retreat.”
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Opposite of to command that something be done
“I ask that you reconsider your position on the verdict.”
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Opposite of to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“The audits either rejected the inflated invoices or required the contractors to reimburse the money.”
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(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
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Opposite of to move at a fast speed on foot
“She watched in gentle adoration, her two-year-old daughter walk slowly toward her.”
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Opposite of to state under oath, to plead
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Opposite of a rush forward, literally or figuratively
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Opposite of an accusation, typically one formally made against a prisoner brought to trial
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Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
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Opposite of responsibility for the care or control of someone or something
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Opposite of a person or thing entrusted to the care of someone
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Opposite of an official instruction, especially one given by a judge to a jury regarding points of law
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Opposite of the act of incriminating someone
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Opposite of a special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“Due to the controversy, there was genuine hesitation by the team to release the film to the public.”
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Opposite of an authority or command over something or someone
“A feeling of powerlessness overwhelmed her when she realized that there was no answer to her dilemma.”
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Opposite of an accusation, especially in a legal or lawful sense
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Opposite of the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something
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Opposite of a payment made to a professional person or to a professional or public body in exchange for advice or services
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Opposite of a task or piece of work allocated to someone as part of a job or course of study
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Opposite of the responsibility for and control of a company or organization
“Spectacularly inspired mismanagement by airline executives actually deserves much of the blame for the state of the industry.”
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Opposite of the action of overseeing something
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Opposite of an amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
Payment is due at the end of this week.”
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Opposite of the cost incurred in the purchase of something
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
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Opposite of a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
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Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
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Opposite of an amount of money spent on something
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Opposite of the ordering or requesting of someone to do something
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Opposite of an advance or forward movement
“Ronin surmised that no one had escaped the fight unscathed, and he began wondering if he should've called a retreat in the first place.”
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Opposite of a thrill of pleasurable, often reckless, excitement
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Opposite of a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions
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Opposite of a forceful attack or effort
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