What is the opposite of bombastic?

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Opposite of high-sounding but with little meaning
Opposite of involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
Opposite of relating to the art or practice of public speaking
Opposite of vehement or impassioned in expression
Opposite of speaking pompously, especially using deliberately long or esoteric words
Opposite of showy in speech, language or writing
“He liked using simple words to ensure that he could be easily understood.”
Opposite of showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms
(informal) Opposite of being extroverted in personality
“He was extremely introverted and preferred to keep to himself.”
(of clothing, decorations, etc.) Opposite of having tastelessly contrasting colors or patterns
“I wore a tasteful dress to the reception so as to adhere to wedding guest etiquette.”
Opposite of vivid or colorful in design or style
Opposite of relating to or characteristic of an epic poem
“Teika's extremely understated poem might easily evoke random associations that in turn lead to a diffuse, disorganized response.”
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