What is the opposite of embraced?

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Verb
Opposite of to have comprised of, as part of a whole
“The concert only featured artists from the rock genre and excluded country music.”
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Opposite of to have picked one option over another
“I absolutely disfavored just lazing about at home instead of going out for a walk.”
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(freed) Opposite of past tense for to clasp (someone or each other) in the arms with affection
“His voice had gone soft, analeptic even, in an effort to make me free the iron-like grip I held.”
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(rejected) Opposite of past tense for to clasp (someone or each other) in the arms with affection
“Will he pucker up for a smooch or reject her amorous advances?”
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Opposite of past tense for to accept something willingly or gladly
“They reject conventional norms and rules of warfare and fight with asymmetric means.”
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Opposite of past tense for to adopt as one's own (something originated by another)
“It's quite possible to reject social conservatism without falling into some exaggerated libertinism.”
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Opposite of past tense for to wrap or cover closely
“When a movie is described as provocative, it usually means its star has deigned to bare his or her naughty bits for the audience's delectation.”
Adjective
(of cultural activities or products) Opposite of designed with the intention to suit the taste of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals
“Their activity sections are supposedly quite highbrow, but they still have lots of popular things to do.”
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