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What is the opposite of smoothly?

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Opposite of in a fluid motion, without bumping or jerking
Opposite of easily, without much difficulty or problems
Opposite of in a calmly persuasive or glib manner
Opposite of in a way that results in a flat or level surface
Opposite of without difficulty or effort
“Most of those people are just strenuously trying to make a living, sometimes surrounded by a hostile environment.”
Opposite of smoothly and satisfactorily
Opposite of in a way or manner that is pleasing
“Thank you for staying my hand when I was tempted to pen a nasty review of someone who'd written unkindly about my books.”
Opposite of in a pleasing or satisfying manner
“The day went badly. The weather was bad and the kids were complaining.”
Opposite of adverb for having a glossy finish
“They are made with two pieces of rubber compound, glued together to form a hollow sphere and buffed to a matte finish.”
Opposite of adverb for free from interruptions or stoppages
“His reluctance to commit himself to one genre has undoubtedly been a contributing factor to his stop-start success.”
Opposite of adverb for without obstructions or difficulties
“Going on holidays with children can be both an exciting and fraught prospect.”
Opposite of adverb for polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
“He was said to be boorish, unmannerly, argumentative, moody and addicted to reading, of all things.”
Opposite of adverb for not harsh in taste
“Saffron has a spicy, pungent, bitter taste and a tenacious odor, so only a very small amount is needed to give flavor and color.”
(of voice or tone) Opposite of adverb for sweet or melodious to the ear
“Occasionally, I can hear the raucous squawk of a seagull in search of a discarded fish supper.”
Opposite of adverb for having a smooth texture or consistency, free from lumps
“After several attempts of mixing and folding the cake mixture, it was still lumpy and inconsistent.”
Opposite of adverb for clean-shaven
“I see a thin, bearded guy wearing a thick turtleneck sweater, spooning coffee into a mug in his small flat, scowling at the newspaper.”
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