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Opposite of to physically launch oneself into the air
“They have to tread carefully lest they fall into a crevice.”
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(jump off) Opposite of to physically launch oneself off a platform downward
“Jess is confident that her daughter would land safely on her feet after performing an aerial flip.”
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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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(especially of prices or figures) Opposite of to rise suddenly and by a large amount
“With the deficit shrinking, interest rates would plummet.”
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Opposite of to pass over (an obstacle) by a spring or leap
“When you see him fail to mount the ramp properly in the footage, you know it is inevitable that he will crash into the wall below.”
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Opposite of to move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward
“The staff will give you a number and customers are required to wait in line.”
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Opposite of to attack without warning
“Before the T-1000 was able to terminate John Connor, the T-800 would intervene and save the future leader of the Resistance.”
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(jump at) Opposite of to eagerly accept
“After giving it some thought, I decided that I would decline the offer to study by correspondence.”
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(of driver or a vehicle) Opposite of to fail to stop at a red traffic light
“As I stop at the traffic lights, I fiddle with the radio to try to find something to cheer me up.”
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Opposite of to run or rush somewhere in a great hurry
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Opposite of to move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
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Opposite of to jump over a physical obstacle
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(of a person) Opposite of to move in a quick and lively way
“The brooding teenagers stand around in the hallway, looking the others up and down as they pass by.”
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Opposite of to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Opposite of to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Opposite of to engage in carnal activity
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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 move with a short, sudden movement
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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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Opposite of give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Opposite of to jump or dive quickly and energetically
“Gretel would quickly climb to the surface after falling into the lake.”
Noun
(landing) Opposite of an act of jumping into the air
“I spent fifteen years pursuing perfection in the sport, and the most important lesson I learned is the necessity to stick the landing.”
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(stand) Opposite of an act of jumping into the air
“When the coach had come to a standstill, he opened the door with as little creaking as might be, and held out a petitionary hand.”
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Opposite of a sudden dramatic rise in amount, price, or value
“Most vehicles have a significant drop in value after you drive them off the dealer lot.”
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Opposite of a head start or favorable position in a competition
“Traveling athletes have been found to be at a disadvantage at their own sport due to their shifting sleep cycles.”
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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 an instance or period of increasing or expanding in amount, value or size
“The researchers think this lessening of friction may occur among the grains in granular flows, such as snow cascading down a mountainside.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of jumping or diving downward
“Although he never really explained what happened, it appeared that Howell had a profound visionary experience, probably in the form of an ascent into the heavens.”
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Opposite of a sudden forward thrust of the body towards something or someone
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Opposite of the more favorable condition or position in a contest
“I was able to work him over for a victory because his greatest disadvantage was his speed.”
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Opposite of a feeling of fright
“In the midst of enemy fire, Forrest Gump showed immense courage to save his Lieutenant from certain death.”
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