What is the opposite of short?

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Adjective
Opposite of small in stature due to having relatively little height
“Firemen were called to rescue a stray cat stuck in a tall tree.”
Adjective
(of writing) Opposite of relatively brief in extent
“There is no way I can survive this long and boring lecture.”
Adjective
Opposite of limited or insufficient in quantity
“We ordered extra for the party so there should be adequate food for everyone.”
Adjective
Opposite of being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner
“Mitch was always courteous and would always put others before himself.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a texture that readily breaks into little pieces under pressure
“I almost lost one of my teeth after attempting to bite into a hard confectionary.”
Adjective
Opposite of lasting or taking a small amount of time
“After years of professional service, Sarah decided to take an extended sabbatical to travel the world.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the straightest and most direct way to a point or end
“The group voted to stop at the zoo, forcing Mark to drive the indirect route to their destination.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by a low amount or deficiency
“He was starving and demanded a healthy amount of food on his plate.”
Adjective
Opposite of passing or disappearing with time
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of small in stature or build
“He was a tall man, but many accused him of having small hands.”
Adjective
Opposite of easy to break into small fragments
Adjective
Opposite of invigorating or sharp
Adjective
Opposite of utterly impoverished
Adjective
Opposite of annoyed or irritated and quick to take offence at petty things
Adjective
Opposite of done or happening suddenly or quickly
Adjective
Opposite of restricted or low in amount or extent
Adjective
Opposite of barely sufficient or not sufficient
Adjective
Opposite of sharp, clearly defined
Adjective
Opposite of unwilling to talk or impart information
Adjective
Opposite of closely packed
“The bridge was composed of loose wooden planks, which made it very rickety.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a crisp texture
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked
Adjective
Opposite of done without delay
Adverb
Opposite of with a great suddenness
“Learning to stop the car gradually is a requisite skill for novice drivers.”
Verb
Opposite of to rob by the use of trickery or threats
Verb
Opposite of to cause to believe what is untrue
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being rational
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