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What is the opposite of urge?

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Noun
Opposite of a strong desire or impulse
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
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 the action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly
Noun
Opposite of an impulsive or illogical desire
Noun
Opposite of a sudden impulse or desire
“His nonchalance and cool attitude towards her was really beginning to bug her in more ways than one.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of entreating or beseeching
Verb
Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
Verb
Opposite of to advocate earnestly and persistently
Verb
Opposite of to provoke or instigate someone into action
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Opposite of to persuade someone to do something
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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.”
Verb
(a cause or venture) Opposite of to support, advocate, or encourage
“Big crowds tend to impede my ability to hear myself think.”
Verb
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 publicly recommend or support
“He believed that the key to his success was to reject commonly-held dogmas that were irrational.”
Verb
Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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To give an authoritative or peremptory order
“As your father, I hereby command you to eat your Brussels Sprouts!”
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Opposite of to plead or put forward strongly
“Should these dealers for any reason decide to abandon their request for the service, the money deposited by them in the fund would be returned.”
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Opposite of to facilitate or accelerate the progress of
“It will be a remarkable achievement for the State, which has a persisting tendency to delay projects.”
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Opposite of to call on in support of an earnest request
“After being told that she could refuse their request to search her bags, Morgan consented.”
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