What is the opposite of prompting?

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Noun
Opposite of something that incites, supports, promotes, protects or advances
Noun
Opposite of action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
Noun
Opposite of anything that serves to remind
“Maybe she'd be able to offer enough of a distraction to help me forget about my problems.”
Noun
Opposite of sometimes also, an authoritative request
Noun
Opposite of suggestive question
Noun
Opposite of an idea or plan put forward for consideration
Noun
Opposite of the production or creation of something
Noun
Opposite of a gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to cause someone to take a course of action
“Like her, I also believe that there was a strong presence trying to discourage me from proceeding.”
Verb
(of an event or fact) Opposite of present participle for to cause or bring about (an action or feeling)
“The other side of the argument is that harsher penalties, especially incarceration, will deter future offending of the particular individual being punished.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to refresh the memory of, especially encouraging someone to speak
“She gave Danny the cue to distract the best man from finishing his speech.”
Adjective
Opposite of effectively providing an incentive
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