What is the opposite of stiff?

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Adjective
Opposite of not easily bent or changed in shape
“A flexible tape measure is the only tool to accurately measure the human body's curves and contours.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a dense or semi-solid consistency
“They do runny eggs here, which I like, and the potato cake is surprisingly light.”
Adjective
Opposite of strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“He's unguarded and talkative, with an informal demeanor that belies his steely credentials.”
Adjective
Opposite of uptight or unfriendly in nature
“I have always thought they are the most hospitable, friendly people I have ever met, and this experience was no different.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking social grace, elegance or charm
“Of course, bow ties may be pre-tied by the men's outfitter, but the sophisticated gentleman ties his own.”
Adjective
Opposite of difficult or laborious to execute or complete
“Yes, this is a simple membrane keyboard, but the short travel and soft bottoming out makes typing an effortless endeavor.”
Adjective
Opposite of severe or harsh in nature
“You would think the damage done in the last couple of years by lenient court rulings would have been enough to wake them up.”
Adjective
(of a bodypart) Opposite of physically stiff to the point of aching
“A loose muscle is infinitely more responsive than a tight muscle, so keep the arms loose and let them make the catch.”
Adjective
Opposite of full of determination
“Thiem appeared to forget the rules of the game and only put in a half-hearted effort to return Zverev's stroke.”
Adjective
(of a wind) Opposite of blowing strongly
“A gentle breeze wafted through the air, rustling the dogwood trees and shaking sprays of rainwater from their branches.”
Adjective
(of an alcoholic drink) Opposite of strong or potent
“I theorize that Bond is ordering a weak drink deliberately so as to make it seem like he is drinking more than he actually is.”
Adjective
Opposite of under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
Adjective
(attributive) Opposite of having a high price or cost
“I love cheap thrills!”
Adjective
Opposite of stubbornly, and perhaps unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
Adjective
Opposite of lacking dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments
“The audience watched in awe as the teenager showcased his dexterous skills in solving the Rubix cube speedily.”
Adjective
Opposite of excessively prim and proper
Adjective
Opposite of stiff and awkward in movement or manner
Adjective
Opposite of affected or stilted in manner or character
Adjective
Opposite of not physically able to be moved
Adjective
Opposite of large in size, amount, or intensity
“The banks have suffered inconsequential losses from investing in a few small businesses.”
Adjective
Opposite of the potency of an alcoholic drink
“If I have another drop of this diluted concoction, I'm going to go home a very grumpy man.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking vigour, vitality, or excitement
Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Adjective
Opposite of growing thickly
Adjective
Opposite of unpleasantly rough or jarring in smell or taste
“You can relish the palatable dishes while enjoying the panoramic view by the beach side.”
Noun
(informal) Opposite of a human being in the general sense
“He literally could not believe that he was an alien from Planet Namek, despite the fact that he had green skin and antenna.”
Noun
Opposite of member of human species
Verb
Opposite of to treat or regard with rudeness or contempt
“The players celebrate victory and acknowledge the crowd after the Rugby World Cup final win.”
Verb
Opposite of to cheat, con or rob by the use of trickery or threats
“Don't lie, and be honest with your credentials.”
Verb
Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
Verb
Opposite of to kill off or put an end to someone or something
“The Vikings were in good spirits, becoming well disposed to Bagnold, and decided to spare him instead of killing him.”
Verb
Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
“Well, it was pretty trying, but Davies strove to explain and to undeceive.”
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