What is the opposite of cutting?

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Adjective
Opposite of having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something
Adjective
Opposite of marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings
Adjective
(of the wind) Opposite of bitterly cold
Adjective
Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to express negative or disapproving comments
“The report was unexpectedly complimentary in its assessment of the handling of the botched investigation.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to pierce or cut with relative ease
“He sighed and rested the blunt end of his broadsword against his shoulder, gazing sightlessly around the battlefield.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a low or subnormal temperature
Adjective
Opposite of strict or harsh in the treatment of others
“His reaction was surprising, given he is usually a gentle and mild-mannered boy.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing or capable of causing harm
Adjective
(of a joke or sense of humour) Opposite of subtle and expressed in a matter-of-fact way
“His comedic style was rather ostentatious and was not to everyone's taste.”
Adjective
Opposite of disdainfully or ironically humorous
“The Joker had a habit of sarcastically asking his victims why they were so serious.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or producing a sudden and intense piercing sensation
“I endured a dull pain in my head for the rest of the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to find fault too readily
Adjective
Opposite of concise and meaningful
Noun
Opposite of a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker
Noun
Opposite of a site that is being or has been excavated
Noun
Opposite of the act of abridging
Noun
Opposite of the reduction of total body mass due to loss of fluid, fat, tissue, etc.
Noun
Opposite of a long, narrow cut or depression in a hard material
Noun
Opposite of careful management of available resources
Verb
Opposite of to be making a hole
“You can prevent leakage by sealing the holes.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to reduce the amount or quantity of
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to divide by passing through or across
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to bring to an end
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to turn or switch off
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to fail to attend
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to abridge or shorten
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Opposite of present participle for to edit or take out
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Opposite of present participle for to deliberately ignore or treat rudely
Verb
(usually in sports) Opposite of present participle for to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
Verb
(rare) Opposite of present participle for to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances
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