What is the opposite of repose?

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Noun
Opposite of a state of sleep, rest or slumber
Noun
Opposite of a state of peace and serenity
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Noun
(discomposure) Opposite of the state, act, or fact of being calm and composed
Noun
(agitation) Opposite of the state, act, or fact of being calm and composed
Noun
Opposite of an instance or period of sleep or slumber
“Keats spluttered and coughed to full wakefulness, and steadied himself with a stiff brandy.”
Noun
Opposite of a state or period of rest, relaxation or enjoyment
Noun
Opposite of an instance or period of rest or relaxation
“The pain was so severe that I was not able to engage in any activity for a while.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered
Noun
Opposite of something interesting or enjoyable that provides a short respite from a tense or tedious situation
“Ann's husband was never willing to confront the moment when seriousness should hold sway.”
Noun
Opposite of skill and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues
Verb
Opposite of to lie down to rest
Verb
Opposite of to give, delegate or confer something to someone
Verb
Opposite of to go to sleep, or fall asleep
“We need to wake up early tomorrow to avoid missing our flight.”
Verb
Opposite of to relax or be at ease
“Sometimes, I exert myself to the point of exhaustion.”
Verb
Opposite of to rest or engage in an enjoyable activity so as to become less tired or anxious
“You need to take a chill pill because you stress too much!”
Verb
Opposite of to be in, or to assume, a horizontal or resting position
Arise, my son, and witness our presence in the midst of your despair!”
Verb
Opposite of relax after a period of work or tension
Verb
Opposite of to position or place something in a particular place or spot
“Callie, did you move my keys? I have to get to work!”
Verb
Opposite of to be placed or supported so as to stay in a specified position
“His hands came out of his pockets to hang at his sides.”
Verb
Opposite of to stop proceedings, typically in relation to arduous activity
“After lunch, we will resume proceedings.”
Verb
Opposite of to conceal oneself
“After vanishing from the stage, the magician would suddenly appear in the crowd.”
Adjective
Opposite of inactive
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