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What is the opposite of seduce?

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Opposite of to attract or lure by temptation
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Opposite of to persuade someone to do something
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Opposite of to entice, especially by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
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Opposite of to cause (someone) to have a liking for or interest in something
“Laying on the cologne may actually repel the ladies, rather than attract them.”
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Opposite of to playfully behave as though one is attracted to someone
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Opposite of to attract or seduce someone
“She had no interest in Wade and would often reject his advances.”
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Opposite of to engage in carnal activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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Opposite of to convince, or cause to believe, through flattery
“Had Grampion been imperious or improper, her arsenal would have been adequate to repel his advances, but he was simply gentlemanly.”
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Opposite of to trick or deceive with a ploy or ruse
“He thought she was my sister, and I dared not undeceive him, for I soon perceived that he loved her.”
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Opposite of to cause to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain
“The presidential candidate declared that he would drain the swamp once he was in office.”
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Opposite of to determine or dictate
“There will be several factors that will hinder my ability to complete the task.”
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Opposite of to act flirtatiously, especially just for fun
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