What is the opposite of speed up?

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Verb
Opposite of to increase in speed
“It is also treated with inorganic salt solutions which slow down the combustion.”
Verb
Opposite of to hasten the progress of or make easier
“Although the pilot decided to slow the rate of descent and airspeed of the plane, there was no noticeable reduction in the level of vibration.”
Verb
Opposite of liven up
Verb
Opposite of to demand earnestly or pressingly
“The doctor would deter my efforts to pursue a sporting profession due to how prone I am to injury.”
Interjection
Opposite of said when encouraging someone or telling them to hurry up
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