What is the opposite of duck?

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Opposite of to physically bend downward
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Opposite of to lower the body quickly
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (a rule, obstacle or problem)
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Opposite of dip in liquid
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Opposite of to leave, exit, or become free of
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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 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 to avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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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 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 let lapse
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Opposite of to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
“His problem lies in his ineptitude to fulfill his obligations.”
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Opposite of to physically plunge downward, especially headfirst and into water
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Opposite of to quickly immerse in liquid
Pull the clothes from the bucket after soaking them for a few minutes, and then throw them into the washing machine.”
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Opposite of a large sapient, bipedal primate
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Opposite of a steep downward plunge
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Opposite of an up-and-down movement, single or repeated
“It was impossible to tell what Pevisa meant to convey by a sniff and one brief shake of his head.”
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(informal) Opposite of a human being in the general sense
“He literally could not believe that he was an alien from Planet Namek, despite the fact that he had green skin and antenna.”
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