What is the opposite of pester?

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Opposite of to bother, harass, or annoy persistently
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Opposite of to suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them to do something
“He tried his best to make conversation but would relent when it became obvious she wasn't interested.”
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Opposite of to demand earnestly or pressingly
“The doctor would deter my efforts to pursue a sporting profession due to how prone I am to injury.”
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Opposite of to coerce into doing something using intimidatory tactics
“The overall goal of disaster response sheltering is to encourage people to evacuate in order to prevent loss of human life.”
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(mess with) Opposite of to bother or be annoying with
“I promise to ask one more question and then I'll let you be.”
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Opposite of harp on at
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of to be, or cause to become, annoyed or irritated
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Opposite of to interfere in matters that are not one's concern
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