What is the opposite of discourse?

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Noun
Opposite of a formal discussion of a topic in speech or writing
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Opposite of an instance of information transfer, typically involving conversation or discourse
“Helen and Bill agreed to a mutual silence on the controversial issue of her emails.”
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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 a short piece of writing on a particular subject
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Opposite of a talk on a religious or moral subject, especially one given during a church service and based on a passage from the Bible
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Opposite of a formal ceremonial speech
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Opposite of informal talk
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Opposite of the art of criticism
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Opposite of a fight or argument
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Opposite of language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
Verb
Opposite of speak or write authoritatively about a topic
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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 deliver an educational lecture or lectures
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Opposite of to interact with or engage in communication
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(speak to/with) Opposite of to have a conversation
“They need to listen to me if they are to understand the significance of the events that are about to transpire.”
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Opposite of speak to a formal gathering
“She decided to avoid all post-show interviews after her affair was laid bare for the public to see.”
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Opposite of to discuss together
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Opposite of to give a fuller version or account of
“Most works of philosophy that run to seventy or eighty volumes are hard to summarize.”
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