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What is the opposite of grapple?

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Verb
Opposite of to seize something and hold it firmly
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Opposite of to struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge)
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Opposite of to engage in a competition or contest
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Opposite of to compete eagerly with someone in order to do or achieve something
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Opposite of to engage in a physical encounter, either competitive or non-competitive
“To conciliate the workers, he raised their pay, thus creating financial problems for himself instead.”
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Opposite of to engage in forceful or violent confrontations
“Chester would agree with Jesse that his car was gone.”
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Opposite of to take possession or control of something, especially something elusive
“Despite his efforts to retrieve it in the first place, Harvey would have to relinquish the relic to save Peyton.”
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Opposite of to engage in a war
“Firms may be able to cooperate by agreeing to abide by the decisions of an external regulator who can be appointed by the firms.”
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Opposite of to seize and hold someone or an animal
“They will release the possums back into the wild when they are large enough.”
Verb
Opposite of to apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
Noun
Opposite of a hostile or violent situation or meeting between opposing parties
Noun
Opposite of a very tight hold
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Opposite of a direct confrontation or competition between (usually two) teams or groups
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Opposite of a contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
“The mystery room is a complicated puzzle that requires collaborative work to solve.”
Noun
Opposite of a mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened
“He rummaged through his pockets for the key to the front door but was unsuccessful.”
Noun
Opposite of a way of holding something or the act of holding it
“The release of the ball is pivotal to a good serving technique.”
Noun
Opposite of a contest held to establish someone's, or something's, superiority or supremacy
“A sextet of artists come together in this unique collaboration, which is documented in a limited-edition book.”
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