What is the opposite of gentler?

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Adjective
Great, or greater than normal, in intensity
“We are expecting heavy rain and higher winds tomorrow afternoon.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for having a considerate or kindly disposition
“He was a rough man who was prone to obscenities and bad behavior.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for delicate or soothing in effect or degree
“He heard the coarse and agitated voice of his angry mother calling out to him.”
Adjective
(of a slope) Opposite of comparative for gradual, not steep
“He found it difficult to ride his bike up the steep slope.”
Adjective
Opposite of comparative for low in volume
“She was a boisterous person who spoke with a loud tone of voice.”
Adjective
(of an animal) Opposite of comparative for tame or domesticated
“The wild dog was untamed and a danger to children.”
Adjective
(archaic, of a person) Opposite of comparative for having the characteristics attributed to noble birth
“My guests were plebeian folk with an unrefined etiquette.”
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