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What is the opposite of leaving alone?

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To examine through the sense of touch
“The customer began feeling the superior fabric of the dress.”
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Opposite of present participle for to ignore or pay no attention to someone or something
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Opposite of present participle for to be anxious or concerned
“I have now learned to disregard matters which are of no importance.”
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Opposite of present participle for to take part or interfere in something, typically to prevent or alter a result or course of events
“Maria tried to ignore the bickering couple as she picked the strawberries from the adjacent vines.”
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Opposite of present participle for to make something into something else
“I chose to preserve the design of the website as it was still effective.”
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Opposite of present participle for to completely alter the form of
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Opposite of present participle for to drive spiritually or urge someone on
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“I wouldn't want to discourage them, but I would urge caution and some sensible risk assessment.”
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Opposite of present participle for to copy or create (the same thing) again, potentially with a variation
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Opposite of present participle for to engage in an unproductive activity
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Opposite of present participle for to seize or capture someone or an animal
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Opposite of present participle for to physically go along with
“My pet dog was strange in that he preferred to stay indoors and would always avoid me whenever I wanted to go for a walk outside.”
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Opposite of present participle for to subject (someone) to constant scoldings or harassment
“Can you just leave in peace, the boy who is sitting next to you?”
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(of an event or activity) Opposite of present participle for to make arrangements or preparations for
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Opposite of present participle for to fiddle, tamper or play with something
“Put the coins on the table and leave them alone.”
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Opposite of present participle for to physically attack ferociously and wound
“They can be very dangerous, but like most reef animals, they will probably ignore you if you leave them alone.”
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Opposite of present participle for to guide or escort
“The ushers would ignore me as I waited patiently to be shown to my seat.”
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(usually in the negative) Opposite of present participle for to attend to or deal with
“I am not prepared to excuse or disregard this matter even if the defendant asks for it to be dealt with in isolation.”
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Opposite of present participle for to advise earnestly
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Opposite of present participle for to legally care for another's child
“He could not abandon his dog, and he roamed once more down into the misty valley, whistling softly and with great caution a repetition of two notes.”
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Opposite of present participle for to study or check into thoroughly
“The media would largely ignore Hayden's claim of being attacked by someone who was displeased by his attire.”
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Opposite of present participle for to get rid of or destroy
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Opposite of present participle for to implant or ingrain, literally or into one's consciousness
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Opposite of present participle for to introduce (something) between other things
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Opposite of present participle for to scheme or plot, typically in a manipulative or deceitful manner
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Opposite of present participle for to act as a mediator in a dispute
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Opposite of present participle for to scare or cause to feel fear
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Opposite of present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Opposite of present participle for to teach in a biased, one-sided, or uncritical manner
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Opposite of present participle for to underhandedly manipulate something or someone
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Opposite of present participle for to affect without completely changing
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Opposite of present participle for to move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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Opposite of present participle for to move very slowly (towards something)
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Opposite of present participle for to suggest or indicate something indirectly
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Opposite of present participle for to put down or control by cruelty or force
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Opposite of present participle for to gain access or entry into
“The dog would chew through the screen door and exit the house.”
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Opposite of present participle for to cause anguish or distress to
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Opposite of present participle for to persuade or use influence on
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Opposite of present participle for to declare loudly, openly or publicly
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Opposite of present participle for to cover or enclose in cloth or soft material
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Opposite of present participle for to push roughly
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Opposite of present participle for to intrude or interfere on a conversation or activity
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Opposite of present participle for to imply, or to be an indirect sign or indication of
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Opposite of present participle for to investigate or snoop around in someone else's business
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Opposite of present participle for to ask someone earnestly or humbly
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Opposite of present participle for to limit, restrict, or inhibit the degree or level of
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Opposite of present participle for to search blindly or uncertainly by feeling with the hands
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Opposite of present participle for to convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another
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Opposite of present participle for to follow or chase after
“At that point, Siringo was ordered to abandon the chase and proceed to Montana.”
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Opposite of present participle for to attack or bombard with bombs or artillery
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Opposite of present participle for to provide a refund or recompense
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Opposite of present participle for to make secret plans, typically underhandedly and jointly with others
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Opposite of present participle for to make small or restless movements, especially through nervousness or impatience
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Opposite of present participle for to handle a substance physically with the intent of creating a desired form
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Opposite of present participle for to take over the place, position, or role of
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Opposite of present participle for to encircle and hem in, typically in a hostile fashion
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Opposite of present participle for to put (something) to use
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Opposite of present participle for to have an effect or influence on, especially a negative one
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Opposite of present participle for to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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Opposite of present participle for to attack by force, typically to gain control of
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Opposite of present participle for to mix up or agitate the contents of
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Opposite of present participle for to cause to be amazed or excited
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Opposite of present participle for to annoy or irritate
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Opposite of present participle for to design with a new shape or form
“Our graphic designer happened to neglect the creation of a new layout for the website.”
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Opposite of present participle for to interfere with the normal arrangement or functioning of
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Opposite of present participle for to influence or induce someone to believe or do something
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Opposite of present participle for to make less extreme or uncompromising
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Opposite of present participle for to delay or postpone
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Opposite of present participle for to jerk, shake or vibrate suddenly or violently
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Opposite of present participle for to recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
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Opposite of present participle for to deceive or cause to believe what is untrue
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Opposite of present participle for to be a sign or symbol of
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Opposite of present participle for to have significance or be influential in a matter or decision
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Opposite of present participle for to administer, implement, or carry out
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Opposite of present participle for to make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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Opposite of present participle for to take charge of, or to make decisions about
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Opposite of present participle for to lean or bend at an angle
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Opposite of present participle for to (attempt to) influence, persuade or pressure someone, typically politically
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Opposite of present participle for to fill or crowd around or into a place or area
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Opposite of present participle for to yield, surrender or give up
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Opposite of present participle for to take action or do something
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Opposite of present participle for to exploit or take advantage of an opportunity for personal gain or profit
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Opposite of present participle for to wake, or cause to wake, from sleep
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Opposite of present participle for to move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
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Opposite of present participle for to injure or hurt by twisting a body part
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Opposite of present participle for to think about or explore in detail
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