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What is the opposite of jolt?

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Noun
Opposite of an abrupt rough or violent movement
Noun
Opposite of an act of pushing someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
“She gave him a tug to indicate that she wanted his attention, but he refused to draw his eyes away from the game unfolding on the television.”
Noun
Opposite of a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor
“After the earthquake had passed, there was an unexpected stillness that followed.”
Noun
Opposite of a violent shock as from a heavy blow
Noun
(neutral or negative in nature) Opposite of an unexpected or astonishing event or fact
“He had come to accept his fate with bitter resignation, and a secret thrill.”
Noun
Opposite of a strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“To avoid conflict, give them a wave with your hand and walk away.”
Noun
Opposite of anything that serves to remind
“Maybe she'd be able to offer enough of a distraction to help me forget about my problems.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and violent emotional disturbance
“It was a relief when the plane finally landed in Bangkok and he could get off it, for it was a turbulent flight and he was unable to sleep.”
Noun
Opposite of a powerful stroke with a hand, weapon, or hard object
“He came on in a series of well-placed slashes, and every time she ducked aside, it was a narrow miss.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
“When the infant produced unreactivity to stimulation, alarm bells started to ring.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of one moving object or person striking violently against another
Noun
Opposite of a forceful clash of two entities
“The dodging of his opponent's jab was important because it allowed him to counter with an uppercut that resulted in a knockout.”
Noun
Opposite of an unfortunate shock or disappointment
“In what is a further boon for the company, metallurgical test work from the exploration program has verified that the sand can be beneficiated to glass-making quality.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of colliding or crashing
Noun
Opposite of a physical impact or the act of causing one
Noun
Opposite of a sudden violent twist or pull
Verb
Opposite of to cause an unpleasant surprise to
Verb
Opposite of to move continuously and rapidly to and fro
Verb
Opposite of to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
Verb
Opposite of to jolt, jerk or bump about
Verb
Opposite of to move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
Verb
Opposite of to astonish, astound, surprise or perplex
Verb
Opposite of to exert force or pressure on
“Her school bag was so heavy that she had to place it on the ground and pull it all the way to the car.”
Verb
Opposite of to move with a short, sudden movement
Verb
Opposite of to jolt, usually due to astonishment, shock or fear
“Jake will usually just deadpan at pranks directed at him.”
Verb
Opposite of to collide forcefully with something
“He threw a punch that would miss its mark.”
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Opposite of to cause amazement
“Do not worry if you do not create legions of young meditators, but do worry if you bore them.”
Verb
Opposite of to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would be still as their teacher spoke during class.”
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Opposite of to poke (at) something roughly or quickly
“She would touch him suggestively, but he was completely oblivious to her advances.”
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Opposite of to overawe someone, especially with words or facts they may not fully comprehend
“In attempting to elucidate the significance of this paradox, I want to proceed carefully.”
Verb
Opposite of to pull forcefully, especially with a jerk
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