What is the opposite of still?

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Adjective
Opposite of free from physical disturbance
“This has been a quiet and restful spell of days after a restless but interesting week.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from noise
“He was surrounded by noisy and boisterous children as he sat motionless on his throne.”
Adjective
(of a body of water) Opposite of not having any waves
“The gleaming of the rising sun gave some exquisite effect of coloring in the shallow rocky waters of the turbid bay.”
Adjective
Opposite of not moving or making a sound
“It had been dark in there, and there had been lots of moving shadows.”
Adjective
(of a place, period of time, or situation) Opposite of without disturbance, activity or excitement
“New York is a lively city that never sleeps.”
Adjective
Opposite of stationary and not moving
Adjective
Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“A recent phone call made him agitated and he felt like having a tantrum to dispel some of the frustration he felt.”
Adjective
Opposite of not making or accompanied by any sound
“Footage of the incident drew audible gasps from spectators across the stadium.”
Adjective
Opposite of silent, not talking
Adjective
Opposite of no longer alive
“I'm a cowboy riding on a steel horse, and I'm wanted dead or alive.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to avoid conflict or dissent
Adverb
Opposite of in spite of what preceded
“The cell phone is thin and light and therefore very convenient to carry around.”
Adverb
Opposite of up to a time, as in the preceding time
“The sofa is no longer functional because it has a broken leg and no cushions.”
Adverb
Opposite of up until then or now
Adverb
Opposite of in addition to (something)
“She had many pets including several sheep, a dog, but never any cows in the paddock.”
Adverb
Opposite of in addition to what has been stated
“A special herbal topical medication was exclusively designed by experts in our institution.”
Adverb
Opposite of without any movement
Adverb
Opposite of used to intensify a comparative adjective or adverb
“Many of the above developments have taken place, making them less crowded than before.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a random, aimless or directionless way or manner
Noun
Opposite of deep silence and calm
“From the outside, these walled enclosures appear austere, but inside they were havens of tranquillity from the noise and bustle of the city.”
Noun
Opposite of an absence of sound
“Loud noise would begin to permeate from the party nearby.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or condition of being untroubled
Verb
Opposite of to make or become calm
“At times, he would agitate Sarah by blowing intermittently into her right ear.”
Verb
Opposite of to stop the noise of or make quiet
“Huge crowds had turned out to see him speak about his emotional healing journey and applaud his bravery.”
Verb
Opposite of to calm down
“The pressure began to mount as the media harangued us for an answer.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to stop
“Criminalizing them does nothing but perpetuate useless and costly cycles of recrimination and retaliation.”
Verb
Opposite of to keep quiet
Verb
Opposite of to relieve or alleviate (a demand, desire or feeling)
“More than that, he needs good teaching and a curriculum that does not aggravate his frustrations but helps him to overcome them.”
Verb
Opposite of to repress or put a stop to the expression of something, especially disapproval
“His public transgressions will continue to occasion criticisms of his wild party ways.”
Verb
Opposite of to keep under control, especially something that is increasing in intensity or extremity
“He is the latest candidate to unleash his anger with raw and emotional language.”
Verb
Opposite of to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
Verb
Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
Verb
Opposite of stop or cause to stop making progress
Verb
Opposite of to deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
Conjunction
Opposite of despite the fact that
“Michael decided to return to the Bulls and as a result won a few more championships with them.”
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