What is the opposite of hold back?

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Opposite of to create difficulty for the work or activity of
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Opposite of to refrain from openly acting or speaking
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Opposite of to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
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Opposite of resist the temptation to
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Opposite of to refuse to provide (as per usual)
“Billy's parents would overlook his misbehavior and supply his weekly pocket money to him regardless.”
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Opposite of to avoid proceeding through reluctance
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Opposite of to overcome, quieten, or bring under control
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Opposite of to preserve (something) by not expending or using it
“Susie loves to utilize her time by reading fantasy and science-fiction novels.”
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Opposite of to postpone from being dealt with
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Opposite of to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of to pause and deliberate
“We don't have time to think. Let's just rush into it!”
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