What is the opposite of fan?

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Noun
Opposite of a person who is fanatical about a particular activity, person or interest
“Ben is the most vocal critic of Bernard and his penchant to throw in the towel easily.”
Noun
Opposite of an apparatus with rotating blades that creates a current of air for cooling or ventilation
“Once again winter is upon us, and with it comes the cold and the desire to hibernate and stay indoors in front of the heater.”
Noun
Opposite of an enthusiast or devotee of a particular thing
Noun
Opposite of a person who is fanatical about a particular activity or interest
Noun
Opposite of a person who behaves obsequiously to someone important
Noun
Opposite of a person whose affection or favour has been won
Noun
Opposite of a person who visits a place often
Noun
Opposite of one who is present at a specific event
Noun
Opposite of a person who engages in a pursuit recreationally and on an unpaid basis
Verb
Opposite of to cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread
“I defended the president on that occasion because he had done something that served to abate the panic that had reached very dangerous proportions.”
Verb
Opposite of to spread, open or disperse from a central point to cover a wide area
“The Director's Box Seat is where you will sit with the rest of football's elite as they congregate to watch the game.”
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Opposite of to arouse or trigger, especially feelings or emotions
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(sometimes figuratively) Opposite of to give a boost or energy to
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(of a state or process) Opposite of to encourage the development of, or increased activity in, something
“Experts believe that some parents exert control in ways that stifle a child's development of problem-solving skills, responsibility, and self-confidence.”
Verb
Opposite of to disinfect, purify, or rid of vermin with the fumes of certain chemicals
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Opposite of to emit or expel (air or gas)
“The revolving blades of the wheel suck the air in through a bore in the chamber and shoot the air forth along the neck to the main.”
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