What is the opposite of shy?

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Adjective
Opposite of lacking in courage or confidence
“They were now bold warriors, far from the shy plebeians they once were.”
Adjective
Opposite of uncomfortable in the company of other people
“She was highly extroverted and would go out of her way to meet new people every week.”
Adjective
Opposite of modest in nature
“Ever the arrogant narcissist, she was prone to singing her own praises on a regular basis.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite of insufficient or less than
“The total was sufficient in meeting our requirements.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily agitated or alarmed
“Mac was the consummate employee, and he was always confident at dealing with adversity in a professional manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of shy and fond of being on one's own
Adjective
Opposite of unwilling to talk or impart information
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of faint of heart and easily frightened
“He sat there quietly in protest, unafraid of the consequences.”
Adjective
Opposite of unconventional and slightly disreputable in an attractive manner
Adjective
Opposite of embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in a required or necessary quality
Adjective
Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
Adjective
Opposite of hidden, isolated, remote
Adjective
Opposite of having a disinclination
Adjective
Opposite of lacking grace in manner, behavior or appearance
Adjective
Opposite of behaving in a manner that is socially awkward
Verb
(shy from) Opposite of to avoid due to timidness, caution or aversion
“I gravitate towards romantic comedies as I am a hopeless romantic.”
Verb
Opposite of to throw or hurl something
Verb
Opposite of make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain
Verb
(allow) Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
Verb
(fix) Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
Verb
(catch) Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
“He can catch the ball in traffic as well as anyone in the league, and he's lethal after the catch.”
Verb
Opposite of to shun or shy away from
Verb
Opposite of to disagree with or dispute
Noun
Opposite of an act of throwing something
“Worsley moved across, made a brilliant catch, and sent the ball high into the air with a one-handed jerk behind his back.”
Noun
Opposite of an act or instance of throwing something
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