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What is the opposite of flee?

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Opposite of to run away from a place or situation of danger
Opposite of to vanish or disappear, especially gradually
Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
Opposite of to move or run away quickly
Opposite of to retreat or flee from a (hostile) place or situation
“Then he commanded the soldiers to advance, bearing shields so that they were all standing on the river bank.”
Opposite of to escape, or be liberated, from a place of confinement
Opposite of to break free from confinement or control
“Rather than purchase his freedom at the expense of his Loyalty, he chose to remain in confinement, and await his fate.”
Opposite of to escape or withdraw from a place or situation
Opposite of to flee or run away
“We all quickly moved forward down a small ravine and then started up and were told to hold ground.”
Opposite of to disappear from view or existence
Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“Despite pundits opining that Joe was out of his depth, he would ultimately still face his imposing opponent.”
Opposite of to cause (someone) to be unable to pursue one any longer
“Justin Bieber jumped into his limousine but the engine failed and he now had to face his horde of screaming fans.”
(informal, slang) Opposite of to move quickly
“The fate of the kingdom rests on your shoulders, so please do not dawdle!”
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