What is the opposite of forbidding?

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Adjective
Opposite of causing fear or terror
Adjective
Opposite of unfriendly or threatening in appearance
Adjective
Opposite of having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
Adjective
Opposite of causing severe fear or terror
Adjective
Opposite of shocking, especially in a manner tending to cause fear or dread
Adjective
Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing, or likely to cause, one to be afraid or frightened
Adjective
Opposite of highly disturbing in nature
“It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing fear or terror
“Her mother's comforting words would put her mind at ease.”
Adjective
Opposite of frightening, especially in appearance
Adjective
Opposite of in harsh or grievous circumstances
Adjective
Opposite of serving to repress or suppress
Adjective
Opposite of extremely or frighteningly bad or serious
“Mark sustained a minor injury to his arm as he was attempting to catch a high ball.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“She was elegant and bookish, while he was casual and endearingly laid-back.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of forbidding or prohibiting something
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of outlawing
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to prohibit or interdict a given action or process
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