What is the opposite of stab?

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Noun
Opposite of an attempt or effort towards an endeavor
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Opposite of a risky action undertaken with the hope of success
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Opposite of the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence
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Opposite of an unpleasant sensation caused by physical illness or injury
“My whole body was sore, but I derived great pleasure from getting a much-needed massage.”
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Opposite of a sudden sharp pain or painful emotion
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Opposite of a sudden, sharp localized pain
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Opposite of a poking or thrusting motion
“As soon as I felt a pull from him, I immediately leaned back to stabilize myself.”
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Opposite of a pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
Noun
Opposite of a painful contraction of a muscle or muscles
Verb
Opposite of to puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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Opposite of to impale or pierce with a sharp point
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Opposite of to pierce and make a hole or holes in
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Opposite of to pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
“To seal the gap between the baseboard and the floor, fill it with caulk and then cover the caulked area with shoe molding for a clean appearance.”
Verb
Opposite of to pierce with a small and sharp point
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Opposite of to push or poke sharply into something
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Opposite of to physically pierce or probe into
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Opposite of to pierce with a sharp implement or weapon
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Opposite of to jab or prod (someone or something) with a finger or sharp object
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Opposite of to poke (at) something roughly or quickly
“She would touch him suggestively, but he was completely oblivious to her advances.”
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Opposite of to stab or thrust (a pointed object) into something or someone
“Agony spread through the sorcerer's body, as he desperately tried to remove the blade from his leg.”
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Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
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Opposite of to do something despite the danger it may pose
“I'm the kind of person who would rather play it safe and lose out than risk everything and have a chance at winning.”
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