What is the opposite of insult?

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Noun
Opposite of a disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
Noun
Opposite of an injury to a person's feelings or reputation
Noun
Opposite of an act of rebuffing or ignoring someone or something
Noun
Opposite of an instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
“His defense was that he was only trying to protect himself and his family.”
Noun
Opposite of damage to a person's feelings
Noun
Opposite of a rude and mocking remark
Noun
Opposite of action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
Noun
Opposite of indirect or subtle discrimination or aggression
Verb
Opposite of speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
Verb
Opposite of to treat or regard with contempt
Verb
Opposite of to say defamatory things about someone or something
Verb
Opposite of to do an injustice to
“The virtuous thing to do is to right your wrongs.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause pain through mistreatment
“Children should be able to look to their parents to protect them during times of distress.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to seem less impressive or valuable
“Some would question whether his methods are merely bids to aggrandize his own status.”
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