What is the opposite of provocation?

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Noun
Opposite of action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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Opposite of the state of being intractable
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Opposite of a remark made in order to anger, wound, or provoke someone
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Opposite of something that provokes
“The major role of military forces will be the deterrence of hostilities.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep
Noun
Opposite of a need or reason to do or be something
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(negative) Opposite of something that arouses a feeling of excitement
“She could perceive a calm amongst the crowd, as the fortress mounted a black banner, the ensign of the people.”
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(figurative) Opposite of something that provides a stimulus to the mind or soul
“I am surprised that this fluff actually passed the chief editor's approval.”
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Opposite of act of sensitizing
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Opposite of a feeling of intense irritation or annoyance
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Opposite of the use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
“We have the freedom to do what we want.”
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Opposite of a call for someone to compete
“He would admit defeat and his complete surrender was graciously accepted by his nemesis.”
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