What is the opposite of diffident?

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Opposite of modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence
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Opposite of shy or socially timid, not liking to be noticed
“She acts sweet, kind and nice on the outside, but inside she's as rude and presumptuous as I am.”
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Opposite of lacking in courage or confidence
“They were now bold warriors, far from the shy plebeians they once were.”
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Opposite of insecure with oneself
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Opposite of not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
“The check-in assistant seemed to be in a particularly garrulous mood, chatting with his colleague while he printed out the boarding card.”
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(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature, keeping to oneself
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
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Opposite of aloof or unemotional in manner or behavior
“John was the salt of the earth and a very sociable person, well known in the Old Oak and Mill Tavern.”
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Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
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Opposite of tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
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Opposite of shy or timid in nature or demeanor
“The children are assertive enough to ask for what they want, when they want it.”
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Opposite of not feeling, showing or done with confidence and certainty
“He is the outspoken and confident red-haired editor of the local newspaper.”
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Opposite of having the character of apology
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Opposite of not completely confident or sure of something
“Quickly, he laced the rope between her legs, one over another, until he was certain the rope was tight enough.”
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