What is the opposite of grasp?

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Verb
Opposite of to seize and hold firmly
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Opposite of to comprehend fully
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Opposite of to take (an opportunity) eagerly
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Opposite of to clearly comprehend something
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Opposite of to learn or come to an awareness of something
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Opposite of to comprehend or come to understand
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Opposite of to acquire new information or skill
“I hope that others can assemble the jagged rhythms of my stories to unlearn common misperceptions about vernacular English.”
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Opposite of to be aware
“Despite the warning signs, he chose to ignore them and proceed past the barrier.”
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Opposite of to feel or manipulate with the hands
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Opposite of to acquire knowledge, understanding, or skill in
“Without practice, I will forget how to speak French.”
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Opposite of to discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
“You'll need to know the exact amount of energy required for the warrior to maintain his defenses.”
Noun
Opposite of a firm hold or grip
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Opposite of a person's understanding
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Opposite of control or dominance over someone or something
“This kind of freedom may coincide with the cruelest despotism and with the subjugation of the overwhelming majority of the people.”
Noun
Opposite of sovereignty, power or control
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Opposite of a way of holding something or the act of holding it
“The release of the ball is pivotal to a good serving technique.”
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Opposite of knowledge of, or acquaintance with, a given topic or subject
Noun
Opposite of the ability to use or control something
“There are cries of how lawyers and others have allegedly connived in the misapplication of justice.”
Noun
Opposite of an interpretation of something created in the mind
“Your ignorance has rendered you incapable of responding positively to human interaction.”
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Opposite of great skill in a particular field
“We thought he was skilled, but his incompetence would ultimately be too glaring to ignore.”
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Opposite of the ability to understand something
“I have an ignorance of the physics that underlies string theory.”
Noun
(someone's clutches) Opposite of a person's power or control, especially when regarded as inescapable
Noun
Opposite of the act of catching an object in motion
“I have not witnessed a more embarrassing drop from any wicket-keeper in the history of the game.”
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