What is the opposite of limp?

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Adjective
Opposite of lacking in stiffness or firmness
“When you are in a defensive stance, never drop your hands, and keep them firm.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling tired, fatigued or weary
“They were untired because they had no exercise, but their strength had been sadly impaired by insufficient food.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in spirit, character or energy
“In the same year, Wilma gave an inspiring speech about the progress and future of her people.”
Adjective
Opposite of dull and uninteresting
“The plot takes both Jim and Cathy on an exciting adventure across the seas, featuring many twists and turns along the way.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
“He also stressed the importance of tackling corruption in a determined manner, as it is a threat to democracy.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in originality, variation, spirit or energy
Adjective
Opposite of lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting
Adjective
Opposite of boring or severely lacking in interest
Adjective
Opposite of straight and flat
Adjective
(of a limb) Opposite of injured or lame
“The young father of five lay still on the bed in the Intensive Care Unit, his unscathed body belying the damage inside.”
Adjective
(of activity) Opposite of sluggish or slow-moving
“The office and its staff always seem very lively when Friday rolls around.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in enthusiasm or energy
“The funny joke fully deserved an enthusiastic laugh, but Scott greeted it with an angry growl.”
Adjective
Opposite of hanging or sagging downwards
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in vitality
Verb
Opposite of to walk with difficulty, typically because of an injury
“Men and women who work in government departments stride across this square with identity cards swinging on long chains around their necks.”
Verb
Opposite of to move very slowly (towards something)
“Lehmann recalls how he had to race home from school at lunchtime, bolt down a large roast dinner and rush back to school for a football game.”
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Opposite of to move slowly, heavily, clumsily, or with difficulty
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Opposite of walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury
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Opposite of to waver between different courses of action
Verb
Opposite of struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
Verb
Opposite of trip repeatedly as one walks
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