What is the opposite of duck?

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Opposite of to move suddenly, usually to avoid a collision
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Opposite of lower the head or the body quickly to avoid a blow or missile or so as not to be seen
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Opposite of to fail to be understood or remembered by
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Opposite of dip or submerge in a liquid
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Opposite of to avoid dealing with or discussing (something problematic or disagreeable)
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Opposite of to escape or avoid narrowly
“We will become stuck amongst the dense crowd of people when the markets begin to get busy.”
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Opposite of to leave, exit, or become free of
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Opposite of to avoid giving a definite answer or position
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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 lower and raise one's head slightly and briefly, especially in greeting, assent, or understanding, or to give someone a signal
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Opposite of to persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution
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Opposite of let lapse
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Opposite of to make completely wet
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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 take care of oneself, to take responsibility for oneself
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Opposite of to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (an obstacle or problem)
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Opposite of plunge head first into water with one's arms raised over one's head
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Opposite of to prevent oneself from
“I indulge myself once a month by eating ice-cream.”
Noun
Opposite of member of human species
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Opposite of an act of jumping or diving into water
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Opposite of an assumed or false appearance
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Opposite of a social role
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