What is the opposite of frozen?

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Adjective
(of a liquid) Opposite of having turned into ice as a result of extreme cold
“Coolers were laid near the sink, where kegs and bottles of beers were thrown in melted ice.”
Adjective
Opposite of very cold in temperature
“The early hominids that lived in the hot conditions of tropical Africa would have faced a battle to keep cool and maintain a stable body temperature.”
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(of food) Opposite of stored at a very low temperature in order to preserve it
“Once the sweet potatoes are done, we cut them in half and put the heated pork in there.”
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Opposite of physically hurt, affected or killed by extreme cold
“They found many burnt mammals in bushland ravaged by bushfires.”
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Opposite of firmly fixed in place
“Well, I banged on a few keys, and I finally got an unfrozen screen.”
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Opposite of established and not likely to experience any changes
“Under flexible rates, central banks need not use interest rates to preserve an exchange-rate peg.”
Adjective
Opposite of motionless and not moving to any degree
“Her lip throbbed, but the small pain was going to be the least of her problems if the jump out of a moving vehicle didn't kill her first.”
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Opposite of cold, unfriendly, or lacking in emotion
“Stacie liked the present he gave her, and she gave him a warm hug and a big kiss on the cheek.”
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Opposite of very low or below average in temperature
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Opposite of feeling or showing fear or anxiety
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Opposite of firmly fixed in place or shut
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(of the air or wind) Opposite of extremely cold
“Let's organize a picnic if this mild weather lasts over the weekend.”
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Opposite of so frightened that one is unable to move
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Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
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Opposite of remaining constant or in an unvarying state
Adjective
Opposite of desensitized or numb to any feeling, sensation or emotion
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Opposite of physically numb and incapable of feeling
“The damage to his back was so extensive that he was sensitive to the touch from the neck to his hip.”
Adjective
Opposite of stubbornly, and usually unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
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Opposite of having exact and discernible limits or form
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Opposite of without question or definitely happening
“Much of this is eminently disputable, yet the result is constructive stimulation rather than mere provocation.”
Adjective
Opposite of made, fixed or closed firmly and securely
“He gave me a soft and relaxed handshake as he introduced himself.”
Adverb
Opposite of without any movement
Verb
Opposite of past 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.”
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Opposite of past 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.”
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Opposite of past 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.”
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Opposite of past participle for to be physically affected by extreme cold
“You will overheat if you hike uphill in the direct sunshine.”
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Opposite of past participle for to immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
“He stood there momentarily transfixed, but a bright light caused him to move suddenly.”
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Opposite of past 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.”
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Opposite of past 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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