What is the opposite of dive?

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Opposite of to physically plunge downward, especially headfirst and into water
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Opposite of to fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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Opposite of to run or rush somewhere in a great hurry
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(jump off) Opposite of to physically launch oneself off a platform downward
“Jess is confident that her daughter would land safely on her feet after performing an aerial flip.”
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Opposite of to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Opposite of to move or run somewhere swiftly and suddenly
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Opposite of to decrease in level, amount or value
“California's Central Valley could no longer be irrigated, and food prices would rise to unprecedented levels.”
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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
“Considering the dangers, I slowly retreat out of the dark cavern and look for another spot to settle for the night.”
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Opposite of to move swiftly or impetuously
“Dozens move slowly through the fog in all directions because of low visibility.”
Noun
Opposite of a plunge headfirst into water
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Opposite of an act of dropping or falling downwards
“The ascent into space begins, first slowly, and then rapidly as the tremendous force of the rocket engines pushes the payload faster and faster.”
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Opposite of an unpleasant, messy or dirty place
“This place is a palace, serviced by multiple maids, gardeners, and pool attendants.”
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Opposite of a sudden forward thrust of the body towards something or someone
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Opposite of an act of physically falling
“Her swift recovery after falling to the ground enabled her to get to the ball and execute a winner down the line.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a (typically glamorous) woman who has a high opinion of herself
“Mother advised me that a proper lady never speaks with profanities or vulgarities, and never expects others to pay for her own clothing.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a female celebrity singer
“She is an upcomer in the music industry who is winning plenty of plaudits for her unusual voice.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for a female celebrity actor
“During her modeling career, she did a little print work and had a few roles as an extra on a television show.”
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