What is the opposite of pressurize?

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Opposite of to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
Opposite of to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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.”
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.”
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.”
Opposite of to bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way
“He used a combination of intimidation and hearsay evidence to browbeat the accused.”
Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
Opposite of to state one's intention to take hostile action against (someone) in retribution for something done or not done
Opposite of to convince or manipulate
“The convenient rationalization that our weapons potpourri will confuse the enemy into fear of misbehaving is absurd and threatening.”
Opposite of to effectively force (someone) to do something
“After some failed attempts to coax Charlie into testifying, they would leave alone their only witness and lament their losing case.”
Opposite of use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something
Opposite of to instruct or order (someone) to do something
Opposite of to cause someone to do something, usually against their inclinations
“My parents would ask me nicely to practice the violin when I was younger.”
Opposite of to cause mental or emotional strain or tension in
“It would de-stress me greatly if I achieve the results that I have been working so hard to achieve.”
Opposite of to give (someone) orders in a domineering manner
“I serve my master, but I am not compelled to spend the night parleying with his lacqueys.”
Opposite of to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do something
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