What is the opposite of rushed?

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Adjective
Opposite of done or completed too hurriedly
“We enjoyed a relaxing leisurely lunch before starting the afternoon session.”
Adjective
Opposite of done quickly or too quickly
Adjective
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.”
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 done or occurring quickly
Adjective
Opposite of not careful or thorough
“Officer Ellingson conducted a thorough search of the vehicle, including for fingerprints, but did not find much that could be clearly linked to the car thief.”
Adjective
Opposite of just before it is too late
Adjective
Opposite of short in duration
“That long movie is three hours of my life I will never get back!”
Adjective
Opposite of done or arranged in haste, usually in response to a critical situation
“Surprisingly, Mr. Marchant said it was not uncommon for jewelers to transport precious stones in this seemingly casual way.”
Verb
Opposite of to have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
“The last remaining warriors of the vanquished army held their ground despite being outnumbered.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to move or proceed very quickly
“He strode off to the tube station, leaving her to dawdle back to Piccadilly.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to act or move something with great urgency or haste
“Someone with a family history of allergic conditions, such as allergies, eczema, or asthma, might want to delay introducing eggs until later.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to take violent or aggressive action against
“Many enemies were able to defend against the attack from one direction, but they quickly fell under the attack from the other direction.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Glimmers of twilight began to seep through, as water might trickle through a basket's rushes.”
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