What is the opposite of pierce?

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(of a sharp pointed object) Opposite of to go into or through (something)
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Opposite of to penetrate or force a way through
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Opposite of to hurt or distress emotionally
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Opposite of to impale or pierce with a sharp point
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Opposite of to pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
“To seal the gap between the baseboard and the floor, fill it with caulk and then cover the caulked area with shoe molding for a clean appearance.”
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Opposite of to make a hole in or through something, especially by using a drill
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Opposite of to pierce with a sharp implement or weapon
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Opposite of to pierce with a small and sharp point
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Opposite of to prick or perforate with a sharp object
“All four tires were worn thin in places, and his only hope was to patch the tires and hope to find a nearby farm.”
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Opposite of to examine something with great care
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Opposite of to pierce (a cask) to draw out liquid
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Opposite of to fix (an object) firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass
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Opposite of to have or gain entry or access to a place or location
“Troublemakers will be banned from the club permanently.”
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