What is the opposite of pounding?

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Noun
Opposite of a loud, deep, resonant sound
Noun
Opposite of the regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
Noun
Opposite of an aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
“Wearing sunglasses is the best defense against the sun's ultraviolet rays.”
Noun
Opposite of a punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
Noun
Opposite of a state of concealment
Noun
Opposite of any treatment or experience outside of that which was intended for that results in physical harm or damage
“He was subjected to immense coddling by his mother at a young age.”
Noun
Opposite of a loud, deep resounding noise
Noun
Opposite of a forceful collision of two things
“The aversion of traffic calamity was a result of the two drivers' avoidance of an accident, thanks to their quick thinking and reaction.”
Noun
Opposite of a continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
Noun
Opposite of a repeated light tapping
Adjective
Opposite of having an ache in a part of one's body
Adjective
(of pain) Opposite of sharp and intense in nature
Adjective
Opposite of intensely painful
Adjective
(of a pain or discomfort) Opposite of causing discomfort by its harshness
“I am experiencing some slight discomfort in my tummy, but I should be able to press on.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to strike or hit heavily, and sometimes repeatedly
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to direct something with great force
“He would guide his daughter gently and carefully into place as she slept.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to walk or run with heavy steps
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