What is the opposite of appropriate?

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Adjective
Opposite for marked by suitability or aptness
“His overall demeanour is inappropriate for someone who might one day lead this great nation of ours.”
Adjective
Opposite for timely or marked by good timing
“I decided that I would give the rapscallion a severe lashing as recompense for his untimely calling.”
Verb
Opposite for to take, claim or use for one's own benefit, usually without the owner's consent
“After much protest, the council decided to relinquish the bushland.”
Verb
Opposite for to steal
“After much debate, the council had decided that the best way to move forward would be to give the land to the natives.”
Verb
Opposite for to dedicate or set aside something for a particular purpose
“Following a meeting with threats to withhold council tax payments, the protest fizzled out in the face of an uncompromising council.”
Verb
Opposite for to reproduce something for one's own benefit, typically without the owner's consent
“We require you to produce a masterpiece for our cathedral.”
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