What is the opposite of unruly?

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Opposite of disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control
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Opposite of growing thickly
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Opposite of full of fervor
“He reached the construction site where he stopped his jog, slowing to a casual walk.”
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Opposite of having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness
“They were gentle people who went quietly about their lives, always willing and glad to be able to lend a helping hand to neighbors and friends.”
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Opposite of aggressive or violent in nature
“She staged several peaceful protests across the state, hoping to make a difference.”
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Opposite of relating to crime
“Afterward, many unsavory characters had started frequenting the place, finding it a perfect spot for their less than legal activities.”
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Opposite of unable to rest or relax due to stress or worry
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Opposite of relating to an orgy
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Opposite of energetic, noisy, boisterous, and difficult to control
“Fans came to their local pub to see a band that can uplift even the most subdued crowd.”
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Opposite of unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient
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Opposite of exuberantly lively and amusing
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Opposite of characterized by force or intensity
“He was remarkably stoical, which was even more impressive since he was suffering from a mild gastrointestinal upset at the time.”
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Opposite of in a state of complete confusion and disorder
“Look at any hotel brochure and the chairs around the swimming pool are always neat and orderly.”
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