What is the opposite of forbidding?

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Adjective
Opposite of causing fear
Adjective
Opposite of unfriendly or threatening in appearance
Adjective
Opposite of harsh and threatening in manner or appearance
Adjective
Opposite of given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
Adjective
Opposite of inspiring fear or awe through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable
Adjective
Opposite of highly disturbing in nature
“It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.”
Adjective
Opposite of severe or strict in manner or attitude
Adjective
Opposite of causing fear
“Her mother's comforting words would put her mind at ease.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing a feeling of surprise, fear or dismay
Adjective
Opposite of in harsh or grievous circumstances
Adjective
Opposite of having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness
“They were gentle people who went quietly about their lives, always willing and glad to be able to lend a helping hand to neighbours and friends.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to repress or suppress
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 act of ordering that something not be done or used
Noun
Opposite of the practice or policy of censoring films, letters, or publications
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of outlawing
Verb
Opposite of present participle for outlaw, prohibit an action
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