What is the opposite of swamp?

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Opposite of overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
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Opposite of to inundate or submerge, especially in water
“The Act provides for water easements that enable a holder of a water abstraction permit to bring water to or drain water from his land.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm (with large quantities of something to be dealt with)
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Opposite of to be, or cause to be, thoroughly wet or waterlogged
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Opposite of to exceed or cross a given limit
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Opposite of to overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
“As it was, I spent a good deal of time trying to uninvolve myself from my studies.”
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(crowd into) Opposite of to press forward into an area with limited space
“After waiting in line in what seemed like an unmovable queue, it was probably wise to retreat from the congregation and cut our losses.”
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Opposite of to fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
“He called over two more soldiers, who helped to unload the contents of the van.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm with large amounts or quantities
“They put Charlie in a large cell and then deprive him of food for days at a time, periodically giving him water to keep him alive.”
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Opposite of to engulf or swallow up
“The fog would eventually clear after our car was earlier enveloped it.”
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Opposite of have a strong emotional effect on
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Opposite of to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
“Fearful that the right planned to establish a fascist state, socialists rose up in the mining districts of Asturias only to be defeated by the army under the supervision of General Franco.”
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Opposite of to be more in number than somebody or something
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Opposite of to supply or fill to excess
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Opposite of to overcome with emotion or stress
“With thirty seconds to go, and the game all but won, I could finally relax.”
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Opposite of marshy land
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Opposite of an area of muddy or boggy ground
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Opposite of an awkward situation
“You got us into this mess, you figure out the solution!”
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Opposite of a soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot
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Opposite of a problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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Opposite of an unpleasant situation, usually where difficult choices have to be made
“Ian sees this as a win-win situation, creating jobs on one hand, and preserving culture on the other.”
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Opposite of a slow-moving, often stagnant creek or river
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