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Adjective
Opposite of done without delay
Adjective
Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing the ability to respond without delay or hesitation
Adjective
Opposite of timely or marked by good timing
“I decided that I would give the rapscallion a severe lashing as recompense for his untimely calling.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing or something happening right now
“The Avengers have faced a number of dangerous enemies, each time finding a way to save the Earth from an impending end.”
Adjective
Opposite of operating at high speed and in the shortest or most effective manner
“Commuters complained about the train making too many stops and taking an indirect route to get to their destination.”
Adjective
Opposite of implicit
Adjective
Opposite of done or arranged in haste, usually in response to a critical situation
Adjective
Opposite of given or done without hesitation
Adjective
Opposite of quick to learn
Verb
Opposite of to cause someone to take a course of action
Verb
(lead to) Opposite of to culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
“Eating the right foods and getting enough exercise will prevent weight gain.”
Verb
(result in) Opposite of to have as a consequence
“Hyperactivity can sometimes begin with the consumption of too much sugar.”
Verb
Opposite of to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
Verb
Opposite of to take the first step into something
“We need to finish this business we started!”
Verb
Opposite of to instruct or urge (someone) to do something
Verb
Opposite of to be the cause of
“Your method for conducting the experiment will introduce an anomaly that will impede the desired outcome.”
Verb
Opposite of to produce as revenue
Verb
Opposite of to involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
Noun
Opposite of anything that serves to remind
Noun
Opposite of an act of pushing someone or something in order to move them away from oneself
“She gave him a tug to indicate that she wanted his attention, but he refused to draw his eyes away from the game unfolding on the television.”
Noun
Opposite of an obvious clue or indication
Noun
Opposite of hint, indication
Noun
Opposite of a command, signal or authorization to do something
Adverb
Opposite of as stated or indicated without the slightest difference
Adverb
Opposite of at a suitable time
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