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What is the opposite of endeavor?

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Noun
Opposite of an attempt or effort towards a goal
Noun
Opposite of energy or effort expended towards an endeavor
“The inferiority might be the result of feebleness and of want of activity of the mind.”
Noun
Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
Noun
Opposite of effort or energy expended on work, a task, or a goal
Noun
Opposite of steady and concentrated effort, especially towards a goal
Noun
Opposite of a undertaking, typically one that involves risk
Noun
Opposite of a piece of work or assignment to be done or undertaken
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite of something done to achieve an aim
“The issue will not rectify itself with this much inaction!”
Noun
Opposite of the effort (typically significant) put into a task
“He manufactures catchy guitar riffs with ease, and blends them with off-beat lyrics.”
Noun
Opposite of application or drive to do or achieve something
“His absent-mindedness may prove to be his undoing.”
Noun
Something done for pleasure or entertainment
“Surfing is an activity I indulge in on the weekends.”
Noun
Opposite of an attempt to do something
Noun
Opposite of a desire for something
“The contestant expressed that her primary dislike was conflict and war.”
Verb
Opposite of to apply great and continuous effort
Verb
(followed by for) Opposite of to attempt or try
“The weather turned treacherous, so the group had to abandon the hike.”
Verb
Opposite of to make an effort at doing something
“Jack thought it was near impossible to climb the three-meter rope, and decided to bypass that obstacle.”
Verb
Opposite of to make an effort or attempt
“Bernard's most consistent criticism is that he will quit before he even tries to get into the game.”
Verb
Opposite of to strive in pursuit of a goal
“I would idle rather than devoting time to learning Japanese, and therefore I never mastered it.”
Verb
Opposite of to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
Verb
(look to or look at) Opposite of to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
“Despite their flagging market position, they would refuse to improve their product in any way.”
Verb
Opposite of to accept or commence a given responsibility or engagement
Verb
Opposite of to attempt or try to do (something)
“My last act as a wizard will be to send you all safely back to Elspeth, and after that, I shall finally rest.”
Verb
Opposite of to struggle tenaciously to achieve something
Verb
Opposite of to be bold or daring enough to do something risky or audacious
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