What is the opposite of closely?

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Opposite of word for word
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Opposite of in a thorough manner
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Opposite of in an intent or focused manner
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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 direct relation
“The company works indirectly with several suppliers that have warehousing in Mexico and will deliver products to the company's customers.”
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Opposite of with or in proximity to another person or people
“They can't focus when they are with each other, so they've had to do their activities separately.”
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Opposite of in a similar way
“The measures include a number of arbitrary limits that cause persons dissimilarly disadvantaged to receive essentially the same benefits.”
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Opposite of literally, exactly, following the rules as written
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Opposite of to a very large great
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Opposite of at or to a place or time not far away
“He wanted to run far away to a place where he could be alone.”
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Opposite of adverb for only a short distance away or apart in space or time
“The next town is pretty far from here.”
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(loosely) Opposite of adverb for closely packed
“The bridge was composed of loose wooden planks, which made it very rickety.”
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(clearly) Opposite of adverb for closely packed
“Our favorite restaurant is typically uncrowded during the weekdays.”
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Opposite of adverb for on very affectionate or intimate terms
“My daughter and I have sadly become rather distant in recent years.”
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Opposite of adverb for uncomfortably humid or airless
“I sat in the open and airy bar area while I waited for the rest of the party.”
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Opposite of adverb for secretive with information
“He was always open about his mental health problems and how it affected his career as a professional athlete.”
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Opposite of adverb for predisposed against giving or sharing
“His grandfather was a wealthy businessman who was always generous with his money.”
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Opposite of adverb for with evenly matched competitors (as per the score or result)
“The match never reached any great heights as it was incredibly one-sided.”
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Opposite of adverb for characterized by conscientious attention to details
“It was evident that the editor had merely given the report a cursory glance based on the number of grammatical mistakes it contained.”
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Opposite of adverb for not deviating or varying greatly from something
“Even though they are twins, they have only slight similarities outside of their appearance.”
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(of a secret) Opposite of adverb for carefully guarded
“The location of this beautiful lake has become open knowledge due to social media.”
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Opposite of adverb for denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family
“We do share the same surname, but we are merely distant cousins.”
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