What is the opposite of stick?

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Noun
Opposite of a heavy pole-shaped implement, typically intended for use as a weapon
“Odeus picked up a small rock, aimed it at the Cyclop's eye, and threw it as hard as he could.”
Noun
Opposite of severe criticism or treatment
“Parents and educators are delighted with what these children can do and eager to heap praise on them for their unusual performance.”
Noun
Opposite of a solid wooden or metal post with a point at one end
Noun
Opposite of a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position
Noun
Opposite of strong public condemnation
Noun
Opposite of a slender woody shoot growing from a branch or stem of a tree or shrub
Noun
Opposite of a portion of an object or of material, especially when produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole
“He saw how small it was, and asked if he could have the whole of the cake.”
Verb
Opposite of to fasten or cause to adhere to something, typically using a sticky substance
“Why do they make these labels so incredibly difficult to remove?”
Verb
Opposite of to adhere or cling to something
“If you add some citrus, baking soda, and white vinegar, the grease should come off after soaking in boiling water.”
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Opposite of to remain somewhere for an extended period of time
“They had waited long enough and decided to leave the premises after their clients had failed to show up.”
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Opposite of to thrust a pointed object at or into something
“Julia forced him to stop so Rufus could help her pull out the arrowhead from his shoulder.”
Verb
Opposite of to prick or perforate with a sharp object
“All four tires were worn thin in places, and his only hope was to patch the tires and hope to find a nearby farm.”
Verb
Opposite of to put somewhere, typically in a quick or careless way
“Can you please remove all these superfluous items off my bed and put them where they are supposed to be?”
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Opposite of to be or become fixed or jammed as a result of an obstruction
“Travis pushed down with a fair amount of pressure, and the lever would finally disengage.”
Verb
Opposite of to be regarded as valid
“The BBC was able to do the story because the ground-work had been done and they knew the story would check out.”
Verb
(British, informal) Opposite of to accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)
“We disallow unruly behavior on our premises.”
Verb
(stick out) Opposite of to be conspicuous or noticeable
“If they really wanted us to be inconspicuous why don't they have us wear all black like the set changers at the theater?”
Verb
Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
Verb
Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
Verb
Opposite of to puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
Verb
Opposite of to pierce and make a hole or holes in
Verb
(of an object) Opposite of to put in a particular position or location
“Please remove the dishes from the dining table once the guests have left.”
Verb
Opposite of to position or place something in a particular place or spot
Verb
Opposite of to set (something) down heavily or unceremoniously
“I gently set the expensive and beautiful art piece on the cabinet and breathe a sigh of relief.”
Verb
Opposite of to exert force or pressure on
“Her school bag was so heavy that she had to place it on the ground and pull it all the way to the car.”
Verb
Opposite of to remain in a specified state or position
“Food would be brought to them and if for some reason they had to leave their post, someone would step in for relief.”
Verb
Opposite of to place or leave something at a given place or location
“You can collect the car once servicing has been completed.”
Verb
Opposite of to put or place something in a given location or position
“She would take a ruler and measure its length exactly.”
Verb
Opposite of to pierce with a small and sharp point
Adjective
Opposite of small, thin and weak in build or structure
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