What is the opposite of roll?

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Opposite of to wrap (something) round on itself to form into a spherical or cylindrical shape
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Opposite of to flatten (something) by passing a roller over it or by passing it between rollers
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Opposite of to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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Opposite of to move around or sideways unsteadily
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Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
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Opposite of to move or cause to move into a sloping position
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Opposite of to walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall
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Opposite of to slide down a steep slope, especially one of snow or ice
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To flow (noisily) in a stream
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Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
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Opposite of to cause a sound to carry and have an echo effect
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Opposite of to drip or dribble down vertically (in drops)
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Opposite of to increase in speed
“As you decelerate, the brakes get noticeably softer in the fraction of a second before the car stops.”
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Opposite of to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
“Laurel told me that while I was at the entrance to her building, she saw two men in a black car stop next to my car.”
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Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
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Opposite of to move, glide or slide gracefully or effortlessly
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Opposite of move in a circle on a central axis
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Opposite of to walk in a very confident, arrogant, or self-important way
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to move or roll in waves or billows
“A rush of panic sets in as the water starts to freeze around them.”
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Opposite of to form or shape into a ball
“When you unroll the napkin, the spoon will have changed into a knife.”
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Opposite of to be convincingly victorious over
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Opposite of make a low rumbling sound
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Opposite of to tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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Opposite of to move in a specified direction as a mass of people or things
“The Siamese King ordered his army to spread out on both wings to repel the onslaught of the Burmese.”
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Opposite of to be or cause to be at an angle
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Opposite of to pass or cause to pass quickly in a particular direction
“The stream will follow down the small cliff where it will terminate in a large pond.”
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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Opposite of to make something into a cylindrical or fold-like shape
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Opposite of to leak, seep or discharge liquid or gas
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Opposite of to start, usually something exciting
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Opposite of to get to a location by any means of motion
“Please stand still for a moment while I take your measurements.”
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Opposite of to move or proceed very quickly
“He strode off to the tube station, leaving her to dawdle back to Piccadilly.”
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Opposite of to rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
“Considering the dangers, I slowly retreat out of the dark cavern and look for another spot to settle for the night.”
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Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
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Opposite of to make or give a flat and even surface to
“As I shoved it into my bag, I had to be especially careful not to crumple the sheet of paper that had all my science notes on it.”
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Opposite of to make smooth or glossy by applying surface pressure
“If you use gentle, non-abrasive cleaning agents, it will not scratch the finish of your car.”
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Opposite of a movement in which someone or something turns or is turned over on itself
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Opposite of a prolonged, deep, reverberating sound
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Opposite of a complete list or catalog of items
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Opposite of a number of connected items or names written or printed consecutively, typically one below the other
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Opposite of an official list or record of names or items
“When I showed him the disorganized mess of the roster I compiled, Stephen was unpleasantly emphatic about its shortcomings, but assured me that it could be fixed.”
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Opposite of a single ring in a coil
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Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
“As a result of the strike, there was a break in the production of European luxury cars.”
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Opposite of a rapid turning or whirling motion
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Opposite of a slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
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Opposite of an act of physically falling
“Her swift recovery after falling to the ground enabled her to get to the ball and execute a winner down the line.”
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Opposite of an act of moving something in a circular direction around an axis or point
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