What is the opposite of fast?

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Opposite for moving, or capable of moving, at high speed
“A mode of transportation that moves at a slow pace will be less than ideal for our needs.”
Opposite for lasting for only a short time
“Let's just have a long break so we can reflect on everything we have discussed in this meeting.”
Opposite for done quickly without deliberation
“Ari made a deliberate decision to get Vincent the leading role in Aquaman.”
Opposite for firmly fixed in place
“The hinges of the door were loose and wobbly.”
(of dyes or colours) Opposite for not running or fading when subjected to detrimental conditions
“The red color of this cheap shirt is impermanent and will fade in the wash.”
(of people) Opposite for unwavering in feeling or sentiment
“Joey and Chandler could not imagine how some friends could be so fickle.”
(of a lifestyle) Opposite for extravagant or reckless in nature
“The science professor lived a sedate life in his younger years.”
(of a lifestyle) Opposite for immoral or promiscuous in nature
“Clay realized that Hannah was actually a pure and innocent girl, unlike her undeserved reputation.”
Opposite for sudden, or figuratively explosive, in nature
“The team got off to a sluggish start, taking a full five minutes before scoring their first points.”
Opposite for with great speed
“Niko Bellic drove his getaway car slowly again after managing to shake off the police.”
(informal) Opposite for with great speed
“Safe and sound after Wile E. Coyote had fallen off the cliff, the Road Runner ambled at a snail's pace.”
Opposite for immediately and without delay
“This issue has a low priority, so just complete it at your own pace.”
Opposite for in a manner that is firm or secure
“The happy child clung loosely to her mother while being surrounded by her other family members.”
(of sleeping) Opposite for deeply or soundly
“After having a long afternoon nap, he was still barely asleep as midnight rolled around.”
(of a lifestyle) Opposite for in a reckless manner
“Live safely, die at a ripe old age. Good girls do it well.”
Opposite for in an unwavering or steadfast manner
“The senator began having doubts and would only hold loosely to his once core principles.”
Opposite for ahead of the correct time or schedule
“My watch is about five minutes slow.”
Opposite for having quickness of mind
“I failed at learning a second language because I am a slow learner when it comes to linguistics.”
Opposite for to restrict one's consumption, typically of food
“I allow myself to gorge on my favorite foods once a month.”
Opposite for the act of abstaining from, or eating very little, food
“He partook in a moment of gluttony on his birthday.”
Opposite for deceptive in nature
“We settled our business dealings via a perfectly ethical transaction.”
Opposite for firm against attack; fortified by nature or art
“Robbers and outlaws lurking in vulnerable places were quickly apprehended by the authorities.”
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