What is the opposite of counsel?

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Noun
Opposite of advice, especially that given formally
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Opposite of one who offers advice
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Opposite of guidance offered with regard to prudent future action
“Not only did they not have his guidance, but they also were vulnerable to misguidance from unsavory characters.”
Noun
Opposite of information, typically having military, political or commercial value
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Opposite of someone whose job is to speak for someone's case in a court of law
“The defendant was given a regulated amount of time to plead his case.”
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Opposite of an idea or plan put forward for consideration
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Opposite of a firm warning or reprimand
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Opposite of the expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people
“We were at a loss for words, and there was nothing but silence.”
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Opposite of a conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or film
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Opposite of members of a court of law or the legal profession, collectively
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Opposite of a (formal) discussion on a particular matter where opposing arguments are put forward in a systematic manner
“Often, politicians and administrators do not directly participate in a consensus.”
Verb
Opposite of to recommend (a course of action)
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Opposite of to advise or persuade in favor of something
“He could have tried to dissuade her or, at the very least, adjusted his strategy accordingly.”
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Opposite of to speak casually with
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Opposite of to convince or manipulate
“The convenient rationalization that our weapons potpourri will confuse the enemy into fear of misbehaving is absurd and threatening.”
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of put forward for consideration
“In this case, I conceive the plaintiff must be nonsuited and I should disadvise the bringing of any such action.”
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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Opposite of to act as someone's mentor
“That success was short-lived, as his time with the grappling arts began to hinder his career.”
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Opposite of to convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
“The imposed penalties would certainly deter them from engaging in the trafficking of narcotics.”
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Opposite of to discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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(speak to) Opposite of to talk to in order to reprove or advise
Commend your children for the things they do right.”
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Opposite of to discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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Opposite of to give advice and instruction
“The supervisor was jealous of his underling and would constantly try to undermine her.”
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Opposite of guide or steer
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Opposite of to convince not to try or do
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Opposite of to instruct or urge (someone) to do something
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Opposite of to represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
“I want to briefly discuss two TV examples, just because these two shows, in particular, mishandle the subject in a certain way.”
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