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Opposite of a measure or action, especially one of a series taken for a given purpose or goal
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Opposite of a short distance
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Opposite of a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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Opposite of an act that initiates or advances a process or plan
“They say the Council's inaction has resulted in a worsening of conditions.”
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Opposite of a distinct stage in a series of events or process
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Opposite of an individual stage within a succession of changes, stages, or degrees
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Opposite of a person's manner of walking or the sound made as they walk
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Opposite of the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
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(archaic) Opposite of an ingenious or devious device or stratagem
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Opposite of a development or improvement
“The retrogression in the company's technology due to a lack of funding for research and development was noticeable.”
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Opposite of to move or proceed very quickly
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Opposite of to walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
“I would sit and wait patiently for the support act to finish before the main act would finally commence.”
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Opposite of to relocate oneself under the power of one's own legs
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Opposite of to be in motion by moving one's feet in a slow and alternative manner
“Everyone boldly crossed the busy road, but Henry decided to stay and wait for the cars to clear.”
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Opposite of to get to a location by any means of motion
“Please stand still for a moment while I take your measurements.”
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Opposite of to move or proceed on foot
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To move at a fast speed on foot
“We had to run fast to make it to our train.”
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