What is the opposite of yielding?

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Opposite of receiving or enduring without offering resistance
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Opposite of not stiff in structure
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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 dank, squishy, muddy, and full of water and rotting vegetation
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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.”
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Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
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Opposite of respectful, considerate
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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 cowardly
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Opposite of containing wax
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Opposite of the state in which someone has to accept the control of another person
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Opposite of the action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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Opposite of polite submission and respect
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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 the act of bestowing as a gift
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Opposite of an act of abdicating or renouncing the throne
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Opposite of failure to fulfil a responsibility or duty
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Opposite of the act of relinquishing something
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Opposite of the action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials
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Opposite of the restoration of something lost or stolen to its proper owner
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Opposite of present participle for to produce as revenue
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Opposite of present participle for to surrender to arguments, demands, or pressure
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(yield to) Opposite of present participle for to accede to a request or demand
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Opposite of present participle for to relinquish possession of
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