What is the opposite of exhort?

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Opposite of to advise earnestly
Opposite of to encourage or incite the development or occurrence of
Opposite of to order something done
“I ask you, Your Majesty, to please grant my husband clemency.”
Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
(of a theory or suggestion) Opposite of to put forward
“Many were hoping that Alex would retract his controversial theory that chemicals in the water were negatively impacting the natural instincts of frogs.”
Opposite of to make (usually formal and extended) speech on a subject
Opposite of to call on in support of an earnest request
“After being told that she could refuse their request to search her bags, Morgan consented.”
Opposite of to offer a recommendation
Opposite of to recommend (a course of action)
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