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What is the opposite of lure?

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Noun
Opposite of something that tempts or is used to tempt a person or animal to do something
Noun
Opposite of a quality or ability to control, charm or influence people
“We may infer that the repulsiveness of his character was heightened by frequent irritability and furious excesses of passion on slight occasions.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is very attractive or interesting
“A loss will be the nail in the coffin for his professional tennis career.”
Noun
Opposite of a powerful force of attraction
“She liked him, which is extremely important given her strong aversion to doctors.”
Noun
Opposite of the advantage or benefit of something
“The biggest drawback to this plan is that it will antagonize opponents of outsourcing.”
Noun
Opposite of the power or quality of delighting, attracting or fascinating others
“He was noted for the hoarseness acquired by a habit of constant vociferation, from which we may infer that the repulsiveness of his character was heightened by frequent irritability.”
Verb
Opposite of to attract or lure by temptation
Verb
Opposite of to persuade someone to do something
Verb
Opposite of to entice, especially by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
Verb
Opposite of to convince or manipulate
“The convenient rationalization that our weapons potpourri will confuse the enemy into fear of misbehaving is absurd and threatening.”
Verb
Opposite of to trick or deceive with a ploy or ruse
“He thought she was my sister, and I dared not undeceive him, for I soon perceived that he loved her.”
Verb
Opposite of to convince, or cause to believe, through flattery
“Had Grampion been imperious or improper, her arsenal would have been adequate to repel his advances, but he was simply gentlemanly.”
Verb
Opposite of to attract or seduce someone
“She had no interest in Wade and would often reject his advances.”
Verb
Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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