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What is the opposite of hoist?

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Opposite of to elevate to a higher place or position
Opposite of to physically move from a lower to a higher place or position
“After executing the movement, lower the bar back slowly to its original position.”
(sip) Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
(eject) Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
Opposite of to lift or raise something by grasping it
“Do not drop that sheet of glass or it will be very expensive to replace.”
Opposite of to carry and take from one place to another
(abstain) Opposite of to consume a liquid
(eat) Opposite of to consume a liquid
“I decided to go low carb and eat a big juicy steak without worrying about the fat.”
Opposite of to set in an upright position
Lay the map flat on the ground or on a table and use your compass to align it so that the magnetic north arrow points north.”
Opposite of to pull or drag along through the application of steady force
Opposite of to raise to a more important or impressive level
“He enters the dining room, ready to abase himself because he disdains everyone else.”
Opposite of to lift, raise, or set in an upright position
“The seal would feel a charm, raise and shake its flippers, roll over on its side and back as if perfectly delighted, and then drop its head to sleep.”
Opposite of an act of lifting or raising to a higher level
“You will experience a slight drop after I let go.”
Opposite of a mechanical hoist
Opposite of a push from below
“Give the stick a little pull to jostle the ball free from the branches.”
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