What is the opposite of resisting?

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Adjective
Opposite of unwilling, reluctant
Adjective
(of a person, attitude, or situation) Opposite of having the characteristics of a pessimist
“The boys were optimistic about their chances of claiming a maiden premiership, but unfortunately today was not the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of rebellious in nature
Adjective
Opposite of undefeated
Adjective
Opposite of hesitant or offering some resistance
“David smiled reassuringly, and in a show of sportsmanship, offered his hand for a warm, willing handshake.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to withstand the action or effect of
“Lovers of ease who refuse to have anything to do with spiritual science would be affected by his magic.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to try to prevent by action or argument
“Sachs's impression from this exchange was that Rania was respectful of others' customs and beliefs but also insistent that they accept the protocols of their new home.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
“We would rather die in the mountains or be eaten by wild animals than to surrender to the enemy.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to refrain from in spite of temptation
“Moderation is a useful practice for anyone who has bad habits or the tendency to enjoy too much of a good thing.”
Preposition
Opposite of in the opposite direction of
“They rowed their boat with the tide.”
Preposition
Opposite of in opposition to
“Dan is a loyal employee who is always in favor of any decision made by the company.”
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