What is the opposite of hook?

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Opposite of to join or attach together using a hook or hooks
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Opposite of to bend into the shape of a curve or hook, physically or trajectorially
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Opposite of to catch or get a hold of with, or as if with, a hook or trap
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Opposite of to come into possession of
“I will give my old laptop to my younger brother.”
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Opposite of to obtain or attain successfully
“We cannot abandon our quest for the Holy Grail now!”
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Opposite of to attract or lure by temptation
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Opposite of to arrest or take into lawful or authorized custody
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Opposite of to strike, especially with force
“Jobe was terrible at shooting games because he would completely miss most of his targets.”
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Opposite of to hit (someone) hard
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Opposite of to cause (something) to change its shape into a curve
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Opposite of to dishonestly take something for one's own use
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Opposite of to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action
“Though she was sometimes imposed upon and deceived by those that neither needed nor deserved what she gave, this did not discourage her from giving again.”
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(straighten) Opposite of to deviate from a course or straight line
“A wavy path will straighten as the suture is tightened, but it will then encounter alternative vectors of force pushing against it.”
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(continue) Opposite of to deviate from a course or straight line
“Colton would continue straight into the rushing water, where the rapids could pull it into the current.”
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Opposite of to steal (something)
“Jerry, in good conscience, would not keep the ring that he had stolen and decided to return it.”
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Opposite of to encourage or arouse interest, activity or enthusiasm in
“Each attack is designed to demoralize our people and divide us from one another.”
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Opposite of to earn through work or effort
“An inability or disinclination to network with others will likely hamper your career.”
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(be taken by or with) Opposite of to be attracted or charmed by
“Many people were offended by Alex's crazy theory that polluted waters were causing frogs to mutate.”
Noun
Opposite of a hard or repeated hit or strike
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Opposite of a strike or hit, typically light to medium in impact
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Opposite of a hard strike or hit
“The master was able to knock each of these men to the ground with a touch of his finger.”
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Opposite of a strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“To avoid conflict, give them a wave with your hand and walk away.”
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Opposite of a mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened
“He rummaged through his pockets for the key to the front door but was unsuccessful.”
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Opposite of a shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself, or something in this shape
“Our art teacher challenged us to draw a straight line without using a ruler.”
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Opposite of a device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together
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Opposite of a short, straight punch
“He executed a perfect parry on his opponent's uppercut, and then was able to go on the offensive.”
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Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
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Opposite of a curve or deviation from a straight line or path
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Opposite of a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something
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