What is the opposite of jerk?

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Noun
Opposite of a quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
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Opposite of a foolish or annoying person
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Opposite of a detestable person
Noun
Opposite of a disreputable or detestable person
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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 person who lacks intelligence
“After all, the quiet genius with a wicked wit knows which side his bread is buttered on.”
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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.”
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Opposite of a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor
“After the earthquake had passed, there was an unexpected stillness that followed.”
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(informal, rare) Opposite of a person lacking intelligence or common sense
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 move with a short, sudden movement
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Opposite of to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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Opposite of to move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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Opposite of to catch hold of (and pull quickly)
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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 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 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 move rapidly or suddenly from a constrained position
“The lever is supposed to bounce back after two seconds but it would remain in the activated position for the entirety of the process.”
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