What is the opposite of delicate?

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Opposite of very fine in texture or structure, especially of intricate workmanship or quality
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Opposite of susceptible to illness or adverse conditions
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Opposite of hard to please
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Opposite of requiring sensitive or careful handling
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Opposite of tactful and considerate
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(especially of color, sounds, taste, etc.) Opposite of subtle or muted in nature
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Opposite of skillful, deft and finely judged
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(of a material or fabric) Opposite of having a smooth texture that is gentle to the sense of touch
“After receiving a vision, he abandoned his wealth, and traveled around in a rough garment to preach repentance.”
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(of a sense) Opposite of able to sense slight impressions or differences
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
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(of an object) Opposite of easily broken or damaged
“The tiny but sturdy craft was tossed precariously by the rip tides created in the close waterway.”
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Opposite of elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Opposite of made or done with extreme care and accuracy
“Julie drew a rough sketch of the cake that she had planned to bake.”
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Opposite of unusually good or remarkable
“I'm just an ordinary woman, living a regular life with a normal family, and married to an extraordinary husband.”
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Opposite of easily damaged, injured, or distressed by slight changes
“I am not as resistant to pain as everyone makes me out to be.”
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Opposite of causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
“We're here to make this experience as comfortable and pleasant for you as possible.”
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(of a person) Opposite of physically weak or frail
“He is half the size of some of the others but he is so tough and such a good jumper that he keeps winning.”
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Opposite of having a texture that readily breaks into little pieces under pressure
“I almost lost one of my teeth after attempting to bite into a hard confectionary.”
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Opposite of of a soft and delicate shade of colour
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Opposite of having or showing an ability to deal with people in a sensitive and tactful way
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Opposite of of a size that is less than average
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Opposite of potentially controversial or offensive
“The documentary was able to remain largely uncontroversial despite dealing with some hot-button issues.”
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(of an outcome, especially one that is desired) Opposite of possible but very uncertain
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Opposite of having qualities or an appearance traditionally associated with women
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(of a mixture or effect) Opposite of delicately complex and understated
“His tragic past is having an obvious impact on his mental health.”
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Opposite of lacking bodily strength
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Opposite of extremely thorough, accurate and careful
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Opposite of exact in correspondence or adherence to something; not allowing or admitting deviation or relaxation
“For the kids, the rules can probably be adhered to in a loose manner.”
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Opposite of able to sense slight impressions or differences
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
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Opposite of dangerous or involving risks
“The Terminator assured John Connor that it would be safe to follow him.”
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Opposite of deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits
“The movie's portrayal of Queen Victoria was inaccurate and most of the events were fabricated.”
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