What is the opposite of lightly?

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Adverb
Opposite of easily, without much difficulty
Adverb
(heavily) Opposite of gently, delicately or softly
Adverb
(abundantly) Opposite of gently, delicately or softly
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(severely) Opposite of gently, delicately or softly
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Opposite of in a mild manner
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Opposite of in a nimble way
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Opposite of softly
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Opposite of in, or to, a very small quantity or degree
“The heroic prototype is considerably watered down and herein lies the crux of the problem.”
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Opposite of in an airy manner
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Opposite of without thinking of the consequences
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Opposite of adverb for having a considerable or sufficient amount of light
“Dusk approaches, the sun sets, and the day is dark again.”
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(darkly) Opposite of adverb for pale in color
“Adding some dark colors should add some mystique to this room.”
Adverb
(of hair or skin tone) Opposite of adverb for pale in color
“Her dark hair worked in harmony with her Mediterranean features.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for unsubstantial in weight
“I always end up traveling with a heavy suitcase because I have so many things to bring with me.”
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Opposite of adverb for unsubstantial in quantity or frequency
“Earnings for the company this month have been pleasingly abundant in comparison to previous periods.”
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Opposite of adverb for not strongly or heavily built or made
“Our new thick curtains will provide us with the privacy we need.”
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Opposite of adverb for physically nimble and quick
“He was tall and powerful but, unfortunately, rather clumsy.”
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(of food or a meal) Opposite of adverb for small in quantity and easy to digest
“I am planning on having a heavy dinner this evening as I am rather ravenous.”
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(of entertainment) Opposite of adverb for not profound or serious
“We watched a serious documentary about the impacts of climate change on the environment.”
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Opposite of adverb for cheerful in disposition
“With a solemn heart, the boy said goodbye to his dear father.”
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Opposite of adverb for having little value or significance
“The choice of a successor to the throne was a significant matter.”
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(of a punishment) Opposite of adverb for lenient in nature
“He received a harsh sentence for his crime as he was a repeat offender.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for dizzy or feeling faint
“I was feeling dizzy before, but after some rest, I feel balanced again.”
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