What is the opposite of threaten?

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Opposite of to state one's intention to take hostile action against (someone) in retribution for something done or not done
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Opposite of to be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
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Opposite of to cause damage to, or have a diminishing effect on
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Opposite of to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Opposite of to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Opposite of lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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Opposite of to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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Opposite of to bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way
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Opposite of to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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