What is the opposite of maneuver?

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Opposite of to scheme or plot, typically in a manipulative or deceitful manner
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Opposite of to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Opposite of to persuade someone to do something
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Opposite of to wield or make use of
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Opposite of to exploit or use something to one's advantage
“As humans adapt to their environment, and as they change to meet new challenges posed by their constantly changing environments, their cultures change and evolve.”
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Opposite of to handle, maneuver or manipulate something in a skillful manner
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(of personnel) Opposite of to work at, run, or operate (a place or piece of equipment) or defend (a fortification)
“Does the government not know that a hungry and irate man could mismanage the equipment entrusted to him?”
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Opposite of to move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
“The second wall of rock doesn't quite meet the one I have been sliding along, so I force myself into the narrowing gap, totally sightless.”
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Opposite of to deal with (something) effectively or skillfully
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Opposite of to move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
“Immediately on the first musket being fired, the affrighted group would rush towards the edge of the ice and nearly overturn the whole of our party.”
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Opposite of to effect by gradual degrees
“I had to bulldoze my way through the large crowds.”
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Opposite of to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Opposite of to cooperate traitorously with an enemy
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Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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Opposite of to show someone the way
Follow the yellow brick road.”
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Opposite of to devote effort to something
“Your body will suffer if you neglect good eating habits.”
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Opposite of to control or start the operation of
“We have to stop mechanical operations because two of the machines are faulty.”
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Opposite of to physically guide a person or animal
“The horse would follow John to water, but would not drink.”
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Opposite of to move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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Opposite of to arrange or contrive
“The political consultant was prepared to play by the rules in order to get his candidate elected.”
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Opposite of a cunning ploy or trick with a particular goal or aim
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Opposite of a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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Opposite of an organized activity, procedure or action
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Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of the mechanics of a movement or action
“There was a significant degree of inflexibility in his movements, and the coach knew then and there that he would never make it as an athlete.”
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Opposite of an act of moving
“There was a strange motionlessness of everything in that pretty little cabin.”
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Opposite of a measure or action, especially one of a series taken for a given purpose or goal
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Opposite of the use of skill to create or bring about something, especially with a consequent effect of artificiality
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Opposite of something that has been achieved successfully
“I spent a few years playing in a garage band and the biggest failure there was we never really tried to make it big.”
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