What is the opposite of gently?

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Adverb
Opposite of quietly and softly
Adverb
Opposite of in a way or manner that is pleasing
“Thank you for staying my hand when I was tempted to pen a nasty review of someone who'd written unkindly about my books.”
Adverb
Opposite of gently, delicately or softly
Adverb
Opposite of softly
Adverb
Opposite of increasing in amount or intensity
Adverb
Opposite of by degrees, in a gradual manner
“Seaward of the road, the grassy slopes end abruptly in rugged cliffs pounded by waves.”
Adverb
Opposite of at a slow speed
“Older companies will need to modernize quickly if they are to survive in today's economy.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for low in volume
“She was a boisterous person who spoke with a loud tone of voice.”
Adverb
(archaic, of a person) Opposite of adverb for having the characteristics attributed to noble birth
“My guests were plebeian folk with an unrefined etiquette.”
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