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 evade or circumvent by cleverness or trickery
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Opposite of to feel distaste for or hostility towards
“Normally, in this situation, I like just sitting, watching the world go by.”
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Opposite of to avoid (something undesirable) by luck or skill
“Blok was forced not only to confront his own mortality now that his father had recently died but also his growing anachronism as a poet.”
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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 snub or make someone feel unwelcome
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Opposite of to exclude a person from a group or society
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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 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 feel or express contempt or disdain for
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Opposite of stop oneself from doing something
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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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