What is the opposite of urging?

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Opposite of the act of insisting or convincing
Opposite of something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
“He thinks leaving large sums of money to children serves as a disincentive to go out and do great things on their own.”
Opposite of the quality of being insistent
Opposite of an insistent and peremptory request, made as of right
“Their response to our pressing need for more resources was rather tentative and non-commital.”
Opposite of being the reason for
“They found Freddy to be unconnected to the reported cases of burglaries in the neighborhood.”
Opposite of present participle for to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
Opposite of present participle for to advocate earnestly and persistently
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