What is the opposite of wind up?

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Opposite of to finish or conclude
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Opposite of put your back up
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(usually used in third person form "gets") Opposite of to annoy or irritate
“It does please me when people are considerate.”
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Opposite of to cause to come to an end
“We've idled for long enough and it is time to start work again.”
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Opposite of to lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)
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Opposite of to annoy someone
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Opposite of to tease, ridicule or make jokes about, generally in a pejorative manner
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Opposite of come through unscathed
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Opposite of to start something mechanical, an act that often used to involve cranking
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Opposite of to bring to an end
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Opposite of bring to a close
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Opposite of bundle up
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(of an event, action, or process) Opposite of to come to an end or cease to occur
“Jim's questioning of the president would continue despite the fact that he was asked to stop with his badgering.”
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to tease
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Opposite of to carry out an action to the end
“I have realized that I should perhaps abandon my search for the perfect wife.”
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Opposite of the action of terminating something or the fact of being terminated
Noun
Opposite of the action of formally ending or dismissing an assembly, partnership, or official body
Noun
Opposite of a malicious trick, an act of cruel deception
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