What is the opposite of onslaught?

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Opposite of a fierce or destructive attack
Opposite of a sudden violent attack, especially by an army or group
“Evidently, the sudden retreat fatigued the troops as well as discouraged them.”
Opposite of an intensive or sudden military attack
Opposite of a special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“Due to the controversy, there was genuine hesitation by the team to release the film to the public.”
Opposite of a prolonged armed struggle
“Countries in this region have lived in peace with each other for decades.”
Opposite of a rapid surprise attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces
Opposite of a forceful attack or effort
Opposite of a heavy discharge of many things at once
“Billheimer attributed the lack of applause to the overwhelming emotion of both the occasion and the oration.”
Opposite of an attack or raid on an enemy
“It is assumed that the fortress was built as a defense against an attack from the north-west.”
Opposite of a forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something
Opposite of a forceful rush or flow forward
Opposite of behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt or damage
“He showed kindness to every living being and emphasized the practice of nonviolence, compassion, and forgiveness.”
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