What is the opposite of freezing?

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Adjective
Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
Adjective
(of the air or wind) Opposite of extremely cold
“Let's organize a picnic if this mild weather lasts over the weekend.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically hurt, affected or killed by extreme cold
“They found many burnt mammals in bushland ravaged by bushfires.”
Adjective
Opposite of containing ice or frost
“The shaft of morning light spotlighted the carton, and it lay on its side in a pool of melted ice cream.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, relating to, or coming from the north
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to subject to cold temperatures
“The best way to thaw a frozen chicken is not in the microwave, but in the refrigerator or in cold water.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to become, or cause to become, covered, blocked or rigid with ice
“Higher temperatures may cause the polar ice caps to melt and flooding to occur.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to make or become hard, firm or solid, especially from cold
“I warm a fork under some hot tap water and use it to soften the butter.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be physically affected by extreme cold
“You will overheat if you hike uphill in the direct sunshine.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
“He stood there momentarily transfixed, but a bright light caused him to move suddenly.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
“Open market operations were conducted in two directions but did not change interest rates.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to discontinue or bring a halt to something
“Yesterday, the legislature passed a resolution demanding that the Cabinet resume building the plant.”
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