What is the opposite of plug?

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Noun
Opposite of a piece of solid material fitting tightly into a hole and blocking it up
Noun
Opposite of the act of endorsing something, usually by being complimentary
“He studied divinity, and only the dissuasion from friends kept him from entering the ministry.”
Noun
Opposite of a blow with the fist
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Opposite of a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy
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Opposite of the giving out of information about a product, person, or company for advertising or promotional purposes
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Opposite of a mass or lump of a soft material, used for padding, stuffing, or wiping
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Opposite of a plug or stopper, typically made from bark and used for bottles
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Opposite of development; accumulation
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Opposite of extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion
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Opposite of someone who is employed in a regular job
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Opposite of the publicizing of a product, organization, or venture so as to increase sales or public awareness
“People have lost their jobs over derogatory remarks made in blogs, but can you be sued for libel or defamation?”
Verb
Opposite of to block or clog up a space or opening
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Opposite of to advertise or create publicity for
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Opposite of to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“The supermarket has decided to pull some of its products from the shelves.”
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(a product, organization, or venture) Opposite of to market, or give publicity in an attempt to sell or create public awareness
“The actor used his time on the show to criticize the other movies instead of promoting his own.”
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Opposite of to apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
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Opposite of to ostentatiously draw attention to
“The nation's leaders are scrambling to suppress any bad publicity about the recent fiasco.”
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Opposite of to plug or stuff a hole or empty space with something
“Edna agreed to slip the goblet into her purse if I could empty the glass.”
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Opposite of to hit or strike, especially on the head
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Opposite of to advertise or create publicity for
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(puff up) Opposite of to promote with exaggerated or false praise
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Opposite of upsell
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Opposite of to encourage or praise vocally
“The crowd begins to boo Bernard as he shows signs of throwing in the towel yet again.”
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Opposite of to advertise or create publicity for
“He decided to pull his own interview because of their previous interaction which was full of acrimony.”
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Opposite of to work diligently by artificial light
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Opposite of to inflict (a blow)
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to advise as the best course or choice
“The program is designed to dissuade young people from starting with illicit drugs.”
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Opposite of strike repeatedly with hard blows
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Opposite of to physically attack
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Opposite of to foster the growth or development of
“There are constraints that inhibit the growth of existing firms and impede the growth of new ones.”
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Opposite of to approbate or endorse
“Many agree that this conflict is senseless and openly oppose it.”
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(of a theory or suggestion) Opposite of to put forward
“Many were hoping that Alex would retract his controversial theory that chemicals in the water were negatively impacting the natural instincts of frogs.”
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Opposite of to advocate or show support or approval of
“This strategy may, even if indirectly, disfavor the establishment of new, perhaps smaller and specialized private institutions.”
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Opposite of to load a piece of equipment with the material required for its use
“Service station operators should arrange for an approved used oil carrier to empty the used oil storage tanks as required.”
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