What is the opposite of evade?

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Opposite of to get away from something, especially with cunning or skill
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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 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 deliberately avoiding providing a clear answer or statement
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Opposite of to leave, exit, or become free of
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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 delay
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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 avoid or circumvent (a rule, obstacle or problem)
“The physician shall observe the laws of the country in regulating the practice of medicine and shall also not assist others to evade such laws.”
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Opposite of to avoid addressing or tackling
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Opposite of let lapse
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Opposite of to shun or shy away from
“General pushing strength is useful to all athletes who participate in contact sports such as boxing, football, rugby and wrestling.”
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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 retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“When they saw an opportunity to gain territory, the armed forces decided to advance into the capital.”
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Opposite of stay away from
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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 to escape punishment for doing something or avoid doing some work
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(fend off) Opposite of to defend against or keep away
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Opposite of to be liberated or freed from (something)
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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 spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
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