What is the opposite of skim?

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Opposite of to touch, nudge or scrape lightly in passing
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Opposite of to go or move quickly and lightly over or on a surface or through the air
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Opposite of to quickly browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to take a brief or hurried look
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Opposite of to make a brief mention of
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Opposite of to move about or around quickly and randomly
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Opposite of to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to bounce back through the air after hitting something hard
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Opposite of to browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to move smoothly along a surface while maintaining contact with it
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Opposite of touch or scrape lightly in passing
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Opposite of to dishonestly take something for one's own use
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Opposite of to take the property of another, often in breach of trust
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Opposite of to look over or scrutinize, especially a wide area
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To examine carefully or at length
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Opposite of to rebound or ricochet off something
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Opposite of to apply a surface or layer to something
“We advise all our customers to strip the old layer of paint before repainting.”
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Opposite of to prepare a summary of something
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Opposite of to remove or take away (something) from (someone)
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Opposite of to move or drift along the surface of a liquid or in the air
“The boat would finally settle among the stillness of the waves as Gene quietly dozes off.”
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Opposite of to summarize
“Could you elaborate on your talking points to provide more detail?”
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Opposite of to detach or separate two items or objects from each other
“If you attach the two wooden boards together, it should reinforce the frame.”
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Opposite of to pass or cause to pass quickly in a particular direction
“The stream will follow down the small cliff where it will terminate in a large pond.”
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Opposite of studying something carefully
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Opposite of a period or act of reading something
“As she got older, you could observe a drift in her writing towards more serious subjects.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a superficial manner
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