What is the opposite of yank?

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Verb
Opposite of pull with a jerk
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Opposite of to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Opposite of to exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself
“Three of his brothers would have to get out and push the immobilized car forward.”
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Opposite of to cause to move with a jerk
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Opposite of to steal (something)
“Filled with a guilty conscience, Bernie would later return the elderly couple's jewelry.”
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Opposite of catch hold of and pull quickly
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Opposite of to elevate to a higher place or position
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Opposite of to pull or drag along through the application of steady force
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Opposite of cut, rip an object
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Opposite of to remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
“If you push the chip in any further, we are not going to be able to retrieve it later.”
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Opposite of to pull up by the roots
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Opposite of to make a sudden movement
Noun
Opposite of a sudden hard pull
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