What is the opposite of shun?

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Opposite of to deliberately or persistently avoid through antipathy or caution
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Opposite of to snub or make someone feel unwelcome
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Opposite of to show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
“Don't change yourself because I accept you the way you are.”
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Opposite of to get away from something, especially with cunning or skill
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Opposite of ban; refrain from using
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Opposite of to pretend to not notice someone or something
“Surely he will acknowledge me if I wear this suggestive dress.”
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Opposite of to consciously evade an encounter with someone
“I try to seek out Alexia whenever I need some insightful ideas on how to live my life.”
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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 run away from a place or situation of danger
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Opposite of to keep away from something
“I decided to confront my mother-in-law in an effort to overcome my pentheraphobia.”
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Opposite of to quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as a bad habit
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Opposite of stop oneself from doing something
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Opposite of to avoid by moving suddenly out of the way
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Opposite of to leave behind
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Opposite of to keep or withhold oneself from something
“While I was on holiday, I would indulge in plenty of delicious desserts.”
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Opposite of speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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Opposite of stay away from
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Opposite of to abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
Maintain your focus and do not lose sight of your ultimate goal to become the world champion.”
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Opposite of to stop associating with
“I was forced to associate with Nathan when he friended me on Facebook.”
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Opposite of to be liberated or freed from (something)
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Opposite of to cease to perform a specified action
“After fully recovering from tendonitis, I could continue running as I did before.”
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(archaic) Opposite of to flee or run away (from)
“I believe they will come to me for I always had something for them.”
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