What is the opposite of gently?

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Opposite of quietly and softly
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.”
Opposite of gently, delicately or softly
Opposite of softly
Opposite of increasing in amount or intensity
Opposite of by degrees, in a gradual manner
“Seaward of the road, the grassy slopes end abruptly in rugged cliffs pounded by waves.”
Opposite of at a slow speed
“Older companies will need to modernize quickly if they are to survive in today's economy.”
Opposite of adverb for low in volume
“She was a boisterous person who spoke with a loud tone of voice.”
(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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