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What is the opposite of thump?

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Verb
Opposite of to strike or hit heavily, and sometimes repeatedly
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Opposite of to strike, especially repeatedly with hard blows
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Opposite of to strike with a sharp, often slanting, blow
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Opposite of to strike or hit repeatedly
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Opposite of to hit or strike someone or something
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Opposite of to strike, especially with force
“Jobe was terrible at shooting games because he would completely miss most of his targets.”
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Opposite of to strike physically or violently
“Aaron moves first, throwing a flurry of punches that I easily defend.”
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Opposite of to physically attack
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Opposite of to cause a sound to carry and have an echo effect
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Opposite of to physically punish, especially by beating
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Opposite of to beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
“Halfway into the file, the metronome would stop, and they would go at the same frequency on their own.”
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Opposite of to move clumsily or ploddingly
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Opposite of to direct something with great force
“He would guide his daughter gently and carefully into place as she slept.”
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Opposite of to push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
“I felt the force pull me backward and throw me off balance, and I came down hard on my left hip and elbow.”
Noun
Opposite of a blow with the fist
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Opposite of a hard or repeated hit or strike
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Opposite of a hard strike or hit
“The master was able to knock each of these men to the ground with a touch of his finger.”
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Opposite of a loud, deep resounding noise
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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.”
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Opposite of an instance of striking or being struck
“That was a fortunate miss for him, having evaded the oncoming vehicle by a matter of inches.”
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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 short, straight punch
“He executed a perfect parry on his opponent's uppercut, and then was able to go on the offensive.”
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