What is the opposite of carefully?

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Adverb
Opposite of done with meticulousness and extreme attention to detail
“He cut the paper carelessly and consequently made a mess of it.”
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Opposite of done with awareness or prudence
“She ran incautiously along the narrow ledge, grazing her exposed legs against the stone wall.”
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Opposite of with meticulous attention to standards or precision
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Opposite of carefully
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Opposite of in a comprehensive, exhaustive or extensive way
“I believe the investigation was conducted inadequately and a new inquiry will be required.”
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Opposite of in a thorough manner
“Only mix the ingredients partially to retain a crunchy texture.”
Adverb
Opposite of with intentionality
Adverb
Opposite of in a defensive manner
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