What is the opposite of revel?

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Noun
Opposite of lively and noisy enjoyment, especially with drinking and dancing
Noun
Opposite of a period or instance of engaging in joyful activities
Noun
Opposite of relating to vice or immorality
Noun
Opposite of an elaborate formal dinner often followed by speeches
Noun
Opposite of a social gathering or enjoyable activity held to celebrate something
“I prefer solitude because I have an introverted personality.”
Verb
Opposite of enjoy oneself in a lively and noisy way, especially with drinking and dancing
Verb
Opposite of to take delight in
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Opposite of to take great pleasure in (something)
“I generally dislike playing in the mud, unlike my three brothers who revel in getting dirty.”
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Opposite of to engage in a joyous activity, usually in appreciation of an event
“His response was not to sulk, but to treat his failure as a learning experience.”
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Opposite of to engage in fun, excitement or revelry
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Opposite of to take self-indulgent pleasure in
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(dated) Opposite of to express or show elation or triumph
“A select few condemn the festivities as an act of ignoring what the day meant to the certain communities.”
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Opposite of to engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation
“It was difficult to watch him toil away while I was enjoying a glass of Mojito.”
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Opposite of to exhibit (sometimes malevolent) pleasure or satisfaction at an adversary's misfortune
“We commiserate with fellow supporters when their heroes and their particular sporting interest goes down.”
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Opposite of make a noisy disturbance
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Opposite of to talk humorously or flippantly (about something or someone)
“If it is difficult to speak earnestly of personal matters, to speak earnestly about public matters seems perverse.”
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