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 lacking determination or willpower; showing wimpiness or meekness; displaying signs of weakness
“He also stressed the importance of tackling corruption in a determined manner, as it is a threat to democracy.”
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Opposite of readily conforming to the authority or will of others
“The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplication and general weakness.”
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(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
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Opposite of lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.”
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Opposite of shy and fond of being on one's own
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Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
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Opposite of domesticated, compliant
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Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
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Opposite of showing respect or reverence
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Opposite of feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
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Opposite of inclined to avoid conflict or dissent
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Opposite of humble in position or status
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Opposite of accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint
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Opposite of not large, elaborate, or expensive
“They held several extravagant wedding celebrations, including one in her home country of India.”
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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.”
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(of a person) Opposite of small in stature or build
“He was a tall man, but many accused him of having small hands.”
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(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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