What is the opposite of dodge?

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Opposite of to evade by cleverness or trickery
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Opposite of to avoid by moving suddenly out of the way
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Opposite of to evade or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill
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Opposite of to succeed in avoiding or eluding someone or something dangerous or unpleasant
“People with diabetes are two times more likely to suffer a heart attack than those without it.”
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Opposite of to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leaders accept responsibility for the nation's problems.”
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Opposite of to avoid giving a definite answer or position
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Opposite of to leave, exit, or become free of
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (an obstacle or problem)
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Opposite of to cause (someone) to be unable to pursue one any longer
“Justin Bieber jumped into his limousine but the engine failed and he now had to face his horde of screaming fans.”
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Opposite of to get out of the way of
“The puppy dog would run into me while chasing down a ball at full speed.”
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Opposite of to escape or avoid narrowly
“We will get stuck amongst the dense crowd of people when it starts to get busy.”
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Opposite of hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Opposite of to take care of oneself, to take responsibility for oneself
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Opposite of fail to fulfil an obligation, especially to repay a loan or to appear in a law court
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Opposite of to cover up a mistake or a crime
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Opposite of to keep away from something
“I decided to confront my mother-in-law in an effort to overcome my pentheraphobia.”
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Opposite of to consciously evade an encounter with someone
“I try to seek out Alexia whenever I need some insightful ideas on how to live my life.”
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Opposite of to prevent oneself from
“I indulge myself once a month by eating ice-cream.”
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Opposite of retrace one's steps
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Opposite of to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
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Opposite of to cease to perform a specified action
“After fully recovering from tendonitis, I could continue running as I did before.”
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Opposite of to procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
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Opposite of a cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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Opposite of a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
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Opposite of a secret plot, typically devious in nature
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Opposite of an act that initiates or advances a process or plan
“They say the Council's inaction has resulted in a worsening of conditions.”
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Opposite of disloyalty, dishonesty
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Opposite of solution which navigates around problem
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Opposite of great skill in a particular field
“We thought he was skilled, but his incompetence would ultimately be too glaring to ignore.”
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Opposite of a hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
“As we pushed ourselves to the limit, the trainer reiterated the old adage of no pain, no gain.”
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