What is the opposite of retreats?

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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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to alter one's opinion about something
“I stand by my opinion that he is guilty.”
Noun
Opposite of plural for 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 plural for 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.”
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