What is the opposite of shake?

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Opposite of to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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Opposite of to shock, disturb, or upset
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Opposite of to undermine or weaken
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Opposite of to move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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Opposite of to intimidate
“Having him on board, at least for an interim period, would reassure customers and staff.”
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Opposite of to wave (something) about, especially to attract attention
“Previously, men had tarried just long enough to plant the banner of their expedition before retreating from their humbling vantage point.”
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Opposite of to move or swing something back and forth, especially a weapon
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Opposite of to cause (someone) to be unable to pursue one any longer
“Justin Bieber jumped into his limousine but the engine failed and he now had to face his horde of screaming fans.”
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Opposite of to have an adverse effect on
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Opposite of to quit or stop a habit
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Opposite of to disturb mentally or emotionally
“Chloe had to calm herself before she went on stage to perform in front of the judges.”
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Opposite of to influence, usually emotionally
“You almost have to desensitize yourself to the madness just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm (someone) with an emotion
“I find it difficult to believe that this love story will unaffect you.”
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Opposite of to succeed in avoiding or eluding someone or something dangerous or unpleasant
“People with diabetes are two times more likely to suffer a heart attack than those without it.”
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Opposite of to make a strong, lasting, or favorable impression on
“It takes a cold-hearted person to be unaffected by that tragic story.”
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Opposite of to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
“You need a nice, relaxing holiday to raise your spirits.”
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Opposite of to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Opposite of to shun or shy away from
“General pushing strength is useful to all athletes who participate in contact sports such as boxing, football, rugby and wrestling.”
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Opposite of to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leaders accept responsibility for the nation's problems.”
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Opposite of to surprise (someone) with something unexpected
“I am sorry that I do not know what the final outcome was in that case, but it would not surprise me one bit if the injustice were allowed to continue.”
Noun
Opposite of a tremor or vibration
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Opposite of a very short time
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Opposite of a sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
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Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Opposite of a very short period of time
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Opposite of a moment
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Opposite of a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor
“After the earthquake had passed, there was an unexpected stillness that followed.”
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Opposite of a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“When the infant produced unreactivity to stimulation, alarm bells started to ring.”
Noun
Opposite of a small amount or number
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