What is the opposite of slam?

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Noun
Opposite of a hard strike or hit
Noun
Opposite of a loud, deep, resonant sound
“Living in an atmosphere as near noise-free as any on earth, they could hear a soft murmur across a clearing the size of a football field.”
Noun
Opposite of a hard strike or hit
“The master was able to knock each of these men to the ground with a touch of his finger.”
Noun
Opposite of a disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
“They didn't invent whispering for compliments.”
Noun
Opposite of a strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“To avoid conflict, give them a wave with your hand and walk away.”
Noun
Opposite of a forceful collision of two things
“The aversion of traffic calamity was a result of the two drivers' avoidance of an accident, thanks to their quick thinking and reaction.”
Noun
Opposite of a building in which people are legally held as a punishment for a crime they have committed or while awaiting trial
Noun
Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
Noun
Opposite of a loud or explosive sound or noise
Noun
Opposite of a violent shock as from a heavy blow
Verb
Opposite of to crash into, or collide heavily with, something
Verb
Opposite of to hit or strike something or someone
Verb
Opposite of to criticize or condemn severely
Verb
Opposite of to blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
Verb
Opposite of to hit, strike or knock something forcefully
Verb
Opposite of to hit or strike, often with one's hand
Verb
Opposite of to strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
Verb
Opposite of to hit or strike someone or something
Verb
Opposite of to crash violently into or against something
“She fell back against her seat as Devin flipped the ship to avoid the flying debris.”
Verb
Opposite of to defeat or conquer comprehensively
Verb
Opposite of to criticize or speak out against (someone or something)
“Many supporters came out to support his position, and he acknowledged them.”
Verb
Opposite of to cover an opening
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