What is the opposite of railroad?

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Opposite of to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Opposite of to intimidate, especially by daunting the spirits or courage of
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Opposite of to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Opposite of to exert force or pressure on
“Her school bag was so heavy that she had to place it on the ground and pull it all the way to the car.”
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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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do something
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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.”
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Opposite of to act or move something with great urgency or haste
“Someone with a family history of allergic conditions, such as allergies, eczema, or asthma, might want to delay introducing eggs until later.”
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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.”
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Opposite of to bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way
“He used a combination of intimidation and hearsay evidence to browbeat the accused.”
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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
“Considering the dangers, I slowly retreat out of the dark cavern and look for another spot to settle for the night.”
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Opposite of an unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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