What is the opposite of scare?

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Verb
Opposite of to frighten or cause fear
“After her unfortunate accident, friends and family would do their best to reassure Jacqui.”
Verb
Opposite of to intimidate, subdue, or control by awe
Verb
Opposite of to overawe someone, especially with words or facts they may not fully comprehend
“In attempting to elucidate the significance of this paradox, I want to proceed carefully.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of fright
“In the midst of enemy fire, Forrest Gump showed immense courage to save his Lieutenant from certain death.”
Noun
Opposite of slight panic or anxiety
“The countryside has given me a sense of calmness that I miss after having lived in a big city.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and violent emotional disturbance
“It was a relief when the plane finally landed in Bangkok and he could get off it, for it was a turbulent flight and he was unable to sleep.”
Noun
Opposite of a shock
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