What is the opposite of retreat?

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Noun
Opposite of an act of moving back or withdrawing
“The King's men saw the advancement of the enemy battalions and were instantly overcome by fear.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of altering one's opinion about something
“The problem arises when people have a strict adherence to the notion that states will police themselves.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of being insulated from others
Noun
Opposite of place to hide, have privacy
Noun
Opposite of shelter or protection from danger
Noun
Opposite of a place giving protection from bad weather or danger
Noun
Opposite of a sudden departure of a large number of people
Noun
Opposite of a trip or a set amount of traveling
“He agreed that the immobility caused by her illness could have played a part in her decline.”
Noun
Opposite of a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult or hectic place or situation
Noun
Opposite of the state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
Noun
Opposite of the movement of the tide out to sea
Noun
Opposite of academic world
Noun
Opposite of an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one involving travel
Noun
Opposite of an act or incidence of defecting
Noun
Opposite of the act of seceding
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Opposite of the action of ceasing to resist an opponent or demand
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Opposite of a journey or excursion, especially for pleasure
Noun
Opposite of a surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position
Noun
Opposite of an act of breaking free from confinement or control
“After the capture of the rebels, other slaves who managed to escape were also captured.”
Verb
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 to ebb or flow out
“We could see the tide approach, and the children's toys were at risk of being washed away.”
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Opposite of to alter one's opinion about something
“I stand by my opinion that he is guilty.”
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Opposite of depart to another place in search of quiet or privacy
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Opposite of to leave a place, often for another
“Although they would have been glad to rest themselves on the opposite bank, they resigned themselves to stay within the island.”
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Opposite of go or move back or further away from a previous position
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Opposite of to leave or exit a place
Verb
Opposite of to depart or leave
“At what will you come?”
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Opposite of to move backwards
Verb
Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“Despite pundits opining that Joe was out of his depth, he would ultimately still face his imposing opponent.”
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Opposite of to take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to
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Opposite of take refuge
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
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