What is the opposite of peremptory?

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Opposite of insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way
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Opposite of having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
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Opposite of firmly determined, resolute
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Opposite of required or commanded by authority
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(limited) Opposite of having or showing an autocratic manner
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(humble) Opposite of having or showing an autocratic manner
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Opposite of arrogant and domineering
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Opposite of inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
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Opposite of powerful and able to control others
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Opposite of giving an authoritative command
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Opposite of assertive and self-assured
“Mary was rather tentative at committing to her weekly rehabilitation.”
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Opposite of having the air of authority
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Opposite of done against someone's will
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Opposite of incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled
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Opposite of unable to be retracted or reversed
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Opposite of inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
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Opposite of allowing no further doubt or dispute
“It is also at least arguable that scientific truths are by their very nature provisional.”
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Opposite of not subject to any limitation, particularly in relation to power or authority
“The Lords had the provisional authority to speak what they thought fit, not that any man should carry it.”
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Opposite of to an absolute degree
“Cassidy was interrogated for an hour before making a partial confession to felony murder.”
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Opposite of requiring immediate attention
“Building on the integrated e-business infrastructure, companies unbundle operations, outsource noncritical activities, and create supply chain communities.”
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(law) Opposite of performed speedily and without formal ceremony
“Dismantling such structures has proved difficult, and the process of economic reform has often been tentative, dilatory, and slow.”
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