What is the opposite of recoil?

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Verb
Opposite of suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“When they saw an opportunity to gain territory, the armed forces decided to advance into the capital.”
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Opposite of move back or away, especially because of fear or disgust
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Opposite of to jolt, usually due to astonishment, shock or fear
“Jake will usually just deadpan at pranks directed at him.”
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Opposite of bounce back through the air after hitting something hard
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Opposite of to show or feel repugnance for or resistance to something
“Homer is certain that Marge is going to like a bowling ball for her birthday present.”
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Opposite of hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Opposite of to rebound off something wildly and seemingly randomly
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Opposite of to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would be still as their teacher spoke during class.”
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Opposite of to fail in the intended effect
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Opposite of avoid or move away from an unpleasant topic
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Opposite of vibrate in sound
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Opposite of retract from position
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Opposite of to make a sudden movement
Noun
Opposite of a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development
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Opposite of a sense of disgust and loathing
Noun
Opposite of an act of repeating, or going back to, an earlier state or situation
“The departure from a democratic political system has plunged the country into anarchy and chaos.”
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