What is the opposite of meek?

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Opposite of quiet, and ready to do what other people say
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(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.”
Opposite of characterized by obedience, subservience, or readiness to accept instruction or direction
(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature, keeping to oneself
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
Opposite of gentle or pacific in nature or demeanor
Opposite of showing respect or reverence
Opposite of lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion
Opposite of showing or feeling insecurity or uncertainty
Opposite of inclined to avoid conflict or dissent
Opposite of willing to accept or agree to something without objection or resistance
“He was resistant at first, but soon became a careful dresser and appreciative of his wife's flair for interior design.”
Opposite of humble in position or status
Opposite of having the ability to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering
Opposite of not large, elaborate, or expensive
“They held several extravagant wedding celebrations, including one in her home country of India.”
Opposite of in a gentle or delicate manner
“She was jolted by an aggressive knock on her front door as she was watching her favorite soap opera.”
(of a sound or voice) Opposite of low in volume
“When we heard Rob's loud voice calling out to us, we were all relieved that he was still alive.”
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