What is the opposite of steadily?

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Adverb
Opposite of by degrees, in a gradual manner
“Seaward of the road, the grassy slopes end abruptly in rugged cliffs pounded by waves.”
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Opposite of without stopping or pausing
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Opposite of at a slow speed
“Older companies will need to modernize quickly if they are to survive in today's economy.”
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Opposite of in an intent or focused manner
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Opposite of done with meticulousness and extreme attention to detail
“He cut the paper carelessly and consequently made a mess of it.”
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Opposite of in a forceful or powerful manner
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Opposite of slowly, in a laborious or ponderous manner
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Opposite of as is usually or habitually the case
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Opposite of very often, at frequent intervals
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Opposite of in a consistent manner
“The survey found that 80 per cent of websites perform inconsistently, with widely varying response times, timeouts and errors.”
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Opposite of in a typical or common manner
“The press has been atypically lenient in its review of his atrociously indecorous behavior.”
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Opposite of increasing in amount or intensity
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Opposite of in a solid or sturdy manner
“They were flimsy shelters, most of them poorly built of light wood, with spindle porch-posts horribly mutilated by the turning-lathe.”
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Opposite of in a smooth way
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Opposite of moderately
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Opposite of without difficulty or effort
“Most of those people are just strenuously trying to make a living, sometimes surrounded by a hostile environment.”
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Opposite of actively, or with great endeavor or resolve
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for firmly fixed, supported, or balanced
“The craft would have to be towed into position as it had no propulsion of its own, but the weight of the iron and the guns made it unstable.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“Bourbon's intervention in Chandieu's arrest has been mentioned many times in connection with his wavering commitment to the Protestant cause.”
Adverb
(of a person) Opposite of adverb for sensible, reliable, and self-restrained
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