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What is the opposite of resistance?

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Opposite of the use of force or violence to oppose someone or something
“He suggested other NATO states could individually or as an alliance provide military support to help the country.”
Opposite of the refusal to accept or comply with something
“The acceptance of this privately drafted law by the Oireachtas would amount to a wholesale abdication of its legislative function.”
Opposite of lack of sensitivity to a drug, insecticide, etc., especially as a result of continued exposure or genetic change
“Positive inotropic agents such as digoxin have an increased effect in elderly patients because of their greater sensitivity to the drug.”
Opposite of a secret organization resisting authority, especially in an occupied country
“Many of the slaves are seen as passive, enjoying their servitude with a crude, animalistic joy.”
Opposite of a reluctance or lack of enthusiasm
Opposite of open resistance to authority or opposition
Opposite of an angry or negative reaction to an event or action
Determination or persistence during prolonged hardship
Opposite of the ability to resist something undesirable, such as an infection or toxin
Opposite of an opposition or mutiny
“The surrender of the protestors was instigated through the use of strong-arm tactics employed by the government.”
Opposite of the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held
“While there was harmony among the various denominations in the lowcountry, in the backcountry, Woodmason found sectarian rivalry rampant.”
Opposite of a means or method of defending (against attack)
“Their sacrifice and fierce battle formations would bewilder the Quotakhans' last and largest assault on the City of Shaggar.”
Opposite of the quality or condition of being physically hard or rigid
Opposite of the grip or adhesive friction exerted by an object on a surface
Opposite of thinking or behaving that is oppositional to previous or established modes of thought and behavior
“The song will have a music video as well, hinted about as a nod to horror classics such as The Shining and the story of Jekyll and Hyde.”
Opposite of the mental ability to handle or recover quickly from hardship
“Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.”
(figuratively) Opposite of a means or method of defending or buffering (against something)
Opposite of the capacity of an object or substance to withstand great force or pressure
“Altering the wood density will affect its porosity and penetrability.”
Opposite of a firm contact or grip
“Gary twisted his assailant's wrist, and the release of his weapon was swift.”
Opposite of engaged in conflict or opposition to an established government or leader
(of troops) Opposite of not belonging to regular or established army units
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