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What is the opposite of firmly?

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Adverb
Opposite of in a forceful or powerful manner
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Opposite of in an obstinate manner
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Opposite of used to emphasize that something is the case, even though it may seem surprising
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Opposite of very much
“Sitting at a window table beside the raised ring road, we were hardly aware of how much traffic was about.”
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Opposite of in an unwavering or steadfast manner
“The senator began having doubts and would only hold loosely to his once core principles.”
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Opposite of to a great degree or extent
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Opposite of in a solid or sturdy manner
“They were flimsy shelters, most of them poorly built of light wood, with spindle porch-posts horribly mutilated by the turning-lathe.”
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Opposite of firmly, so as not to come loose easily
“Grasp the rope loosely and then tug when I give you the signal.”
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Opposite of in a manner without reservation or doubt
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Opposite of with a firmness that resists all importunity or persuasion
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Opposite of in a manner showing devotion or faithfulness
“She was only halfheartedly sticking to her diet.”
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(of one's gaze) Opposite of in a highly interested or concerned manner
“Edith gazed casually at the stars in the night sky as she thought of the friends she had left behind.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for firmly or solidly built
“He explains that because of the unstable ground on the river flats, holes dug for the foundations kept caving in.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for steadfast and constant, especially of relationships
“Saying that you are sorry and meaning it is the first step to healing a broken relationship.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for decided upon and fixed or definite
“Such engagements were of indeterminate duration, there being no fixed date for their end, and each was discharged by performance rather than expiry.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for based on, or displaying, common sense
“The substance of his claims for protection of actors and cheap drugs was either groundless or questionable.”
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