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What is the opposite of frolic?

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Noun
Opposite of a playful, lively, or mischievous activity or act
Noun
Opposite of a state or period of rest, relaxation or enjoyment
Noun
Opposite of a short period of enjoyment or wild behavior
Noun
Opposite of a mischievous practical joke
Noun
Opposite of the enjoyment or revelry that derives from a celebration
“The consumption of alcohol was sapping the strength of the people and there was misery everywhere.”
Noun
Opposite of an excursion or journey, typically brief
Noun
Opposite of an activity engaged in for amusement, or the act of engaging in one
“The event was a catastrophe where everything that could go wrong did go wrong.”
Verb
Opposite of to play or move about in a cheerful and lively way
Verb
Opposite of to move in a playful or exaggerated manner
Verb
Opposite of to enjoy oneself in a lively or boisterous way
Verb
Opposite of to engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation
“It was difficult to watch him toil away while I was enjoying a glass of Mojito.”
Verb
Opposite of to engage in an activity for enjoyment or recreation
Verb
(of a person) Opposite of to move in a quick and lively way
“The brooding teenagers stand around in the hallway, looking the others up and down as they pass by.”
Verb
(usually "joking") Opposite of to tease, typically in a good-natured way
“If you don't do it now, there is going to be consequences! I mean it!”
Adjective
Opposite of showing or characterized by great joy and energy
Adjective
Opposite of playful, especially in a flirtatious way
Adjective
Opposite of showing or characterized by great energy and movement
“Tiny children sit passively by their parents, too weak and languid to play or run around, as cars flash past them.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a fun-loving or high-spirited disposition or manner
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