What is the opposite of rip?

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Opposite of to make a long tear or cut in
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Opposite of to move or proceed very quickly
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Opposite of to criticize or point out the mistakes or weaknesses in
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Opposite of to forcibly break into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
“Hot crimping makes it easier to join the wires to one another and to the terminals with a strong mechanical connection that will withstand the stress placed on them during use.”
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Opposite of to criticize or scold sternly
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Opposite of to remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
“If you push the chip in any further, we are not going to be able to retrieve it later.”
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(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
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Opposite of to remove from a particular place
“The chef would place a heap of anchovies on my pizza despite me specifically telling him not to.”
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Opposite of to copy or imitate the work of another
“He would conceptualize an idea, put it together with hundreds of obscure facts in his mind, and then examine it mathematically.”
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Opposite of to damage (a muscle, ligament, etc.) by abnormal strain
Relax your muscles, and the pain should subside soon after.”
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Opposite of to move at a fast speed on foot
“She watched in gentle adoration, her two-year-old daughter walk slowly toward her.”
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Opposite of a long tear or cut
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Opposite of a licentious or dissolute person
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Opposite of a licentious person whose behavior is regarded as debauched, abnormal and unacceptable
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(dated) Opposite of a man who is hedonistically or licentiously immoral
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Opposite of an irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface
“A rust or a galvanic cell reaction could develop at the juncture between the screw and the stud.”
Noun
Opposite of a lecherous person, typically male
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Opposite of a fraud or swindle, especially something that is grossly overpriced
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Opposite of a vertical line of unraveled stitches in stockings or tights
“His mother advised him to sew a new patch on his jeans.”
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Opposite of an unkind, evil or unscrupulous person
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Opposite of a mischievous child
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(sociology) Opposite of a person with deviant behavior
“Far from daring, he was a conformist, reinforcing the majority culture views of New Yorker readers.”
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