What is the opposite of subtle?

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Opposite of done or made with care and precision
“Julie drew a rough sketch of the cake that she had planned to bake.”
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(of a mixture or effect) Opposite of delicately complex and understated
“His tragic past is having an obvious impact on his mental health.”
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Opposite of capable of making fine distinctions
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“Shopping online can be a dangerous place for young and guileless consumers.”
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Opposite of crafty or cunning, especially in surreptitious behavior
“If we are going to pull off this heist, we should probably ditch the completely artless chump.”
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Opposite of expressing subtlety of a particular quality as opposed to intense
“The others were ready to go, standing slowly and squinting against the intense light.”
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(of something abstract) Opposite of perceived only with attention to detail or subtlety
“This may well be an obvious truth to many, but a surprising number of people think otherwise.”
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(of colours) Opposite of having a restrained or non-vibrant quality
“The forest was warm as summer and abloom with an abundance of colorful flowers.”
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Opposite of very fine in texture or structure, especially of intricate workmanship or quality
“The provision of a drainage layer consisting of coarse material allows for the flow of water from the fine-grained material of the subgrade soil to the coarse drainage layer.”
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Opposite of elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Opposite of not showy or lively
“The French composer Charles Gounod's bicentenary has been a lively affair so far.”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“If you have a point, you sure have an obtuse way of explaining it!”
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Opposite of significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
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Opposite of extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world
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Opposite of having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated and complex in nature
“Most complexity in the world is introduced to cover up the fact that life is basically quite simple to sustain.”
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Opposite of of a soft and delicate shade of colour
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Opposite of placing undue emphasis on petty details
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Opposite of subtle
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Opposite of extremely beautiful and delicate
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(of a slope) Opposite of not steep or abrupt
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Opposite of done with care and precision
“The rough arrangement of flowers exhibited the florist's incompetence.”
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
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Opposite of pale in color
“Adding some dark colors should add some mystique to this room.”
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