What is the opposite of perfunctory?

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Opposite of carried out without real interest, feeling, or concern
“They had already gone through a very thorough review, but now they have to be reviewed again.”
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Opposite of showing little enthusiasm
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Opposite of done or occurring spontaneously, without conscious thought or attention
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Opposite of offensively nonchalant or cool in manner
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Opposite of done or happening suddenly or quickly
“She's a slow and methodical worker, and her drawings reflect the extra care she takes.”
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Opposite of lasting for a very short time
“She left such a lasting impression at her workplace that her colleagues were reduced to tears when they discovered she was leaving.”
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Opposite of lasting or taking a short time
“It was a long job and gave me little time to think about other things.”
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Opposite of having the impersonal and automatic characteristics of a machine
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Opposite of showing haughty disregard
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Opposite of showing a casual lack of concern
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Opposite of showing contempt or scorn
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Opposite of not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“I consider us to be responsible people because we fill our recycling box to capacity every week, and put it out for collection.”
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Opposite of not expressing criticism or using one's critical faculties
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Opposite of having a meaning that is open to several interpretations
“Although she gave explicit directions to the Eiffel Tower, we still managed to lose our way.”
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Opposite of not including needless details or formalities
“I thought your editing was off base, by the way, as are most of your lengthy comments on this site.”
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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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