What is the opposite of jerk?

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Noun
Opposite of a quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
Noun
Opposite of a foolish or annoying person
Noun
Opposite of a person who lacks sense or judgment
“A sage can explain impermanence but there is no lesson like a bad bill of health.”
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Opposite of a low-bred, presuming person
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Opposite of a worthless, despicable person
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Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Opposite of a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“When the infant produced unreactivity to stimulation, alarm bells started to ring.”
Noun
Opposite of filth
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Opposite of a tremor or vibration
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(informal, rare) Opposite of a person lacking intelligence or common sense
Noun
(derogatory) Opposite of someone who is morally reprehensible or offensive
“He was an altruist, and he loved others more than he loved himself.”
Noun
Opposite of indian slang word for stupid
Verb
Opposite of to cause to move with a jerk
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Opposite of to make a sudden movement
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Opposite of pull with a jerk
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(calm) Opposite of to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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(aid) Opposite of to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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Opposite of to jolt, usually due to astonishment, shock or fear
“Jake will usually just deadpan at pranks directed at him.”
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Opposite of move continuously and rapidly to and fro
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Opposite of to jerk, shake or vibrate, especially up and down
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Opposite of to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would be still as their teacher spoke during class.”
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Opposite of to exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself
“Three of his brothers would have to get out and push the immobilized car forward.”
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Opposite of catch hold of and pull quickly
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Opposite of make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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Opposite of to throw or hurl something
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Opposite of to jerk, shake or vibrate, especially up and down
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Opposite of to pull or drag along through the application of steady force
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