What is the opposite of well?

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Opposite for in a pleasing or satisfying manner
“The day went badly. The weather was bad and the kids were complaining.”
Opposite for in a manner that is appropriate to the circumstances
“It was very disrespectful for Bill to have dressed so unacceptably for his brother's wedding.”
Opposite for denoting good relations between two or more individuals
“Our team isn't very productive at the moment because we are getting on discordantly with each other.”
Opposite for in a manner showing significant ability
“Tom was unskilled at basketball and would bounce the ball inexpertly.”
Opposite for in a kindly manner
“Treat others harshly, and they will probably lose respect for you.”
Opposite for in a thorough manner
“Only mix the ingredients partially to retain a crunchy texture.”
Opposite for denoting a close relationship between two or more individuals
“We've only met a couple of times and we only know each other vaguely.”
Opposite for in a manner denoting great attention to detail
“Your conclusions are inaccurate because you analyzed the data very casually.”
Opposite for with a high level of approval
“He was an unpopular leader, and the citizens would continue to speak disdainfully of him long after his retirement.”
Opposite for in a prosperous or comfortable condition
“I need to live frugally now so that I will have enough to be able to live comfortably in the future.”
Opposite for in all likelihood
“The assignment has to be completed today. You can not just leave it for tomorrow.”
(usually used for emphasis) Opposite for to a significant extent
“I got a ticket for driving barely over the speed limit.”
Opposite for without difficulty
“After her demotion, she would would arduously scrimp to purchase her favorite pair of shoes.”
(predicative) Opposite for in good health
“I have just caught the cold, and I will be infirm for at least a few days.”
Opposite for in an acceptable state or position
“Conditions are poor right now, but we are hopeful of some impending improvement.”
(archaic) Opposite for well-advised
“It would be inadvisable to act before determining what his intentions really are.”
(figuratively) Opposite for a plentiful source of supply
“The young boy had turned into a fearless leader, the undeniable consequence of his infinite vision and ambition.”
(usually of a liquid) Opposite for to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
Opposite for to grow in intensity
“Zack's rage would subside after he realized that things weren't actually that bad.”
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