What is the opposite of scoffing?

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Adjective
Opposite of contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of experiencing or showing doubt or skepticism
Adjective
Opposite of using or characterized by irony
Adjective
Opposite of having an especially high opinion of oneself, usually with contempt for others
“His attitude was too humble, and the tone of his voice too supplicatory to be resisted.”
Adjective
Opposite of using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humour
Adjective
Opposite of relating to agnostics or agnosticism
Adjective
(of a joke or sense of humour) Opposite of subtle and expressed in a matter-of-fact way
“His comedic style was rather ostentatious and was not to everyone's taste.”
Noun
Opposite of the subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
“You will get nothing but praise for your book, and I shall be vilipended for mine.”
Noun
Opposite of feelings of doubt or apprehension about something
Noun
Opposite of a significant feeling of confidence or self-entitlement
“Removing one's footwear before entering a home or a temple before worship denotes a sign of respect, humility and submissiveness.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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