What is the opposite of stumbling?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move clumsily while regularly losing one's balance
“He got up, splashing the water on his neck to cool himself down, and continued to walk steadily along the banks of the little river.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to trip or fall down
“He is a gritty little fighter, and he would rise quickly after getting knocked down.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move ploddingly with heavy steps
“I slip drowsily into my dressing gown and tiptoe quietly to the top of the stairs.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to commit a mistake or error
“Her career was a collection of serendipitous and fortuitous events that entices one to believe she was fated to succeed.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to speak stammeringly or with indecision
Verb
(stumble on/upon) Opposite of present participle for to discover something, especially by chance
“The brilliant Dupin uses his command of logic to reconstruct unsolvable crimes, twice at the request of police who overlook the clues at the crux of a mystery.”
Adjective
Opposite of awkward, clumsy or socially inept
Adjective
Opposite of not clearly expressed or pronounced
Adjective
Opposite of acting in a confused or ineffectual way
Adjective
Opposite of slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence
Adjective
Opposite of tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
Noun
Opposite of the state of being irresolute
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