What is the opposite of oppressive?

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Opposite of inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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Opposite of hot and humid
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Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
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Opposite of difficult to carry out or fulfil
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Opposite of unpleasantly overpowering
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Opposite of having or showing an autocratic manner
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Opposite of relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state
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Opposite of having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
“The protagonist Malte is emotionally not able to be affected by a cheerful atmosphere in such a way that the moods of others become his own.”
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Opposite of oppressively sticky
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Opposite of containing perceptible moisture
“It is an arid climate with a few registered inches of rainfall in a normal year.”
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Opposite of not able to be supported or endured
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Opposite of causing difficulty or annoyance
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Opposite of mentally oppressive or hard to endure
“The success of his business proved to be an uplifting blessing on his mind and spirit.”
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Opposite of deeply pessimistic
“Some modern-day philosophers predict a promising future where mankind will live together in peace and harmony.”
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(of a sensation or feeling) Opposite of excruciating in nature
“Most patients have only mild symptoms, such as palpitations or the sensation that their heart is beating rapidly.”
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Opposite of of or pertaining to prescribing or enjoining, especially an action or behavior based on a norm or standard
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Opposite of causing mental or emotional stress
“The battered and one-armed T-800 quipped that he needed a relaxing vacation after vanquishing the T-1000.”
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Opposite of very difficult to deal with
“Simple, relaxing moments like this make the daily grind of being a student a little more bearable.”
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Opposite of to a total, utter or complete degree
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(of the weather or climate) Opposite of having a high degree of heat or a high temperature
“It has been surprisingly less chilly this year than in previous winters.”
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Opposite of overpowering, staggering, or irresistibly strong
“Washington was shocked and amazed that Howe made no effort to attack his weak army.”
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Opposite of domineering or inhibiting
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