What is the opposite of debate?

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Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite of careful consideration or deliberation of the facts or reasons
“Decentralizing measures introduced to satisfy local demands may lead to macroeconomic instability if fiscal imprudence by subnational entities is not vigorously disciplined.”
Noun
Opposite of an (often hostile) expression of differing opinions
“They reached an agreement between each other not to compete in tendering for contracts.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of thinking
“The boy constructed his project with such mindlessness, that his teachers were unable to make sense of what he was trying to achieve.”
Noun
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 discussion aimed at reaching an agreement
Noun
Opposite of long and careful consideration or discussion
Noun
Opposite of a matter or concern or a topic of discussion
“In normal circumstances, perhaps I would agree that it should be a non-issue.”
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.”
Noun
Opposite of a fight or argument
Noun
Opposite of the devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject
“Some students who have not yet been accepted to college have a gap year specifically to build their resumes.”
Noun
Opposite of a conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or film
Verb
Opposite of to analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
“Many in his field generally agree with his theory.”
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Opposite of to consider or give serious or careful thought to
“It comes as no surprise that he would dismiss allegations of misconduct.”
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(about a particular subject) Opposite of to express or communicate one's opinion or ideas with a person or a group of people
“The coach continually tried to skirt the issue when pressed about cultural problems within the team.”
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Opposite of to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Opposite of to express different opinions about something, often angrily
“Many would agree that it is better to prevent things from happening than trying to fix things that have already been broken.”
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Opposite of try to reach an agreement or compromise by discussion
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Opposite of to express verbally
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Opposite of raise awareness of
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Opposite of talk over
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Opposite of to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Opposite of speak or write authoritatively about a topic
Verb
Opposite of to pause in indecision before doing something
“Foreign aid can also have a role, but only to expedite this growth once it starts.”
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Opposite of to make a speech or contribute to a debate
“What I know about the federal tax code is far less relevant than how I feel about it when I listen to a talk about tax reform.”
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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 call into question
“He said that he would back himself to respond after a poor showing.”
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Opposite of to express an opinion or statement publicly
“Mike sometimes said that her opinions weren't rational, so Deidra began to withhold her thoughts because she liked being around him.”
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Opposite of to speak in opposition to
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