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 rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
“Mitch was always courteous and would always put others before himself.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily broken into small fragments
“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 somewhat small
Adjective
Opposite of done in a hasty or quick manner
Adjective
Opposite of passing or disappearing with time
Adjective
Opposite of having a crisp texture
Adjective
Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
Adjective
Opposite of utterly impoverished
Adjective
Opposite of small, inconsequential, or not worth spending time on
Adjective
Opposite of annoyed or irritated and quick to take offence at petty things
Adjective
Opposite of restricted or low in amount or extent
“The real number system consists of all numbers that can be represented by infinite decimals.”
Adjective
(of clothing) Opposite of barely sufficient or not sufficient
Adjective
Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
Adjective
Opposite of unwilling to talk or impart information
Adjective
Opposite of carried out on a superficial or cursory level
Adjective
Opposite of closely packed
“The bridge was composed of loose wooden planks, which made it very rickety.”
Adverb
Opposite of with a great suddenness
“Learning to stop the car gradually is a requisite skill for novice drivers.”
Verb
Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
Verb
Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
Verb
Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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