What is the opposite of yielding?

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Adjective
Opposite of willing to accept or agree to something without objection or resistance
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Opposite of lacking in stiffness or firmness
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Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
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“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
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Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
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Opposite of prepared to obey others unquestioningly
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(of soil or land) Opposite of producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops
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Opposite of lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
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Opposite of respectful and considerate in nature
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Opposite of willing to conciliate, or to make concessions
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Opposite of not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
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Opposite of containing wax
Noun
Opposite of the state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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Opposite of a renunciation of claims
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Opposite of the action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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Opposite of that which is ceded
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Opposite of the act of conceding
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Opposite of an act of abdicating or renouncing the throne
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Opposite of an act of devoting time, effort, resources, or energy to a particular undertaking
“Steeped in the frugality of his time, he never wanted to go out to eat or spend money when he didn't feel the need.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials
“Mass destruction of old cars in a manner that makes them worth something as scrap material would ease the sale of fourth-hand cars.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“For the simple case of a competitive market, it would appear that producers might well lose profits from increased metering.”
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Opposite of present participle for to surrender to arguments, demands, or pressure
“The rebels vowed to resist any attack by the military and to fight on for independence.”
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(yield to) Opposite of present participle for to accede to a request or demand
“The hero did not like the woman's effort to become his focal point and attempted to reject her demands.”
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Opposite of present participle for to relinquish possession of
“If travelers express uncertainty with respect to their passing through Paris, they are allowed to retain their passports.”
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(of a mass or structure) Opposite of present participle for to physically give way under force or pressure
“No clutch would last under the strain of starting a heavy train.”
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