What is the opposite of pedantic?

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Opposite of academic in manner, often in an annoying or boring way
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Opposite of inclined to express negative or disapproving comments
“The report was unexpectedly complimentary in its assessment of the handling of the botched investigation.”
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Opposite of inclined to find fault too readily
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Opposite of intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive
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Opposite of fond of reading or studying, especially said of someone lacking social skills as a result
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Opposite of boring or severely lacking in interest
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Opposite of complaining excessively
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Opposite of like a prig
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Opposite of extremely thorough, accurate and careful
“After a cursory examination, the Commission told the independents late in February that it was doing nothing.”
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Opposite of critical
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Opposite of foolishly grand in style
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Opposite of concerned with theories or hypotheses rather than with practical matters
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Opposite of showy in speech, language or writing
“He liked using simple words to ensure that he could be easily understood.”
Adjective
Opposite of literal or narrow
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