What is the opposite of tardy?

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Adjective
Opposite of doing something or taking place after the expected, proper, or usual time
“I was early for my date with Terrance and I wanted to have a drink to calm my nerves before he arrived.”
Adjective
Opposite of moving or proceeding at slow speed
“Chris barreled toward her nervous stature at a fast speed, his long arms wrapping themselves around her frame as he spun her around.”
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(meticulous) Opposite of not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“Above all, he prepared mounts that were marked by meticulous attention to detail and precise labeling.”
Adjective
(responsible) Opposite of not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
“I consider us to be responsible people because we fill our recycling box to capacity every week, and put it out for collection.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing laziness, disregard or negligence
Adjective
Opposite of protracted, extending for a great period of time
Adjective
(of activity) Opposite of sluggish or slow-moving
“The office and its staff always seem very lively when Friday rolls around.”
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