What is the opposite of pluck?

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Verb
Opposite of to catch hold of (and pull quickly)
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Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
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Opposite of to remove or take out, especially by effort or force
“Use a utility knife or electric jigsaw and slowly insert the blade into the gourd.”
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Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to pluck or harvest flowers, fruits, or vegetables
“Arizona is a typical mountain girl who likes to grow flowers, sing, and square dance to the music of the fiddler on Saturday night.”
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(of plants, fruits, etc.) Opposite of to collect for food
“Word had traveled fast among the local tribes as they now gathered out in the grass fields to distribute the food among themselves.”
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Opposite of to dishonestly take something for one's own use
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Opposite of to remove from a particular place
“The chef would place a heap of anchovies on my pizza despite me specifically telling him not to.”
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Opposite of to derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
“Nick says he will donate two hundred dollars per ace this summer to help the victims of the country's bush fire crisis.”
Noun
Opposite of spirited and determined courage
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Opposite of an act of pulling something (to extract it)
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Opposite of the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“He argued that change could be brought about through pacifism and appeasement.”
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Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
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Opposite of the quality of being determined or having a strong will
“In this vacuum of uncertainty and irresolution, business and investment decisions have been delayed, put on ice, or canceled altogether.”
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Opposite of shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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Opposite of the act of catching an object in motion
“I have not witnessed a more embarrassing drop from any wicket-keeper in the history of the game.”
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Opposite of a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
“This insecurity persisted as I entered my teens, and my desire for the perfect body would consume my life.”
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