What is the opposite of contemplate?

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Opposite of to think about
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Opposite of look thoughtfully for a long time at
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Opposite of to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
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(think of/about) Opposite of to consider the possibility of
“Seeing the negative effects of drinking on his father made him reject alcohol.”
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Opposite of to see or notice
“How did you miss that? It was the single best shot ever made!”
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Opposite of to prepare something in advance
“The coach was out of ideas and it was now up the players to get creative and improvise.”
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Opposite of to think hard about something because one cannot understand it
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Opposite of to look steadily and intently
“Any time anything entered my peripheral vision, I would flinch.”
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Opposite of to indulge in fantasies about something desired
“When I'm trying to relax, I try to suppress any negative thoughts.”
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Opposite of to regard (something) as likely to happen
“I know it is coming, but I can't do anything to stop it!”
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Opposite of to ponder or think about
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Opposite of to be lost in thought
“I tend to be alert once my mind is fully rested.”
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Opposite of to foresee or predict the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
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Opposite of to go over in one's head
“I have had time to think, and now it is time to act.”
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Opposite of to make a prediction based on known data and observations
“I can only guess what is going to happen to the housing market in the next twelve months.”
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