What is the opposite of urge?

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Noun
Opposite of a strong desire or impulse
Noun
Opposite of a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
Noun
Opposite of a natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking
Noun
Opposite of an erratic, unpredictable occurrence or action
Noun
Opposite of the act of entreating or beseeching
Noun
Opposite of a belief or desire that something either can or will happen
“There was some doubt that Jerry would make it out of the cave alive.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly
Noun
Opposite of a favorable inclination or enthusiasm for something
“He took no heed of the bakery as we passed by, his indifference for pastries evident.”
Verb
Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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Opposite of to advocate earnestly and persistently
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Opposite of to advise or persuade in favor of something
“He could have tried to dissuade her or, at the very least, adjusted his strategy accordingly.”
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Opposite of to force or compel
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Opposite of to instruct or urge (someone) to do something
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of to convince or manipulate
“The convenient rationalization that our weapons potpourri will confuse the enemy into fear of misbehaving is absurd and threatening.”
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
“Some may disagree, but I think the former is a much stronger statement without the qualification.”
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
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Opposite of to substantiate or verify
“The court held that the statute did not invalidate the tenancy agreement.”
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