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What is the opposite of rapid?

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Adjective
Opposite of moving or progressing at a fast rate
“She forced herself to take slow steps as she walked away when in truth, she wanted to run as fast as her feet could carry her.”
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Opposite of happening or done quickly and promptly
“The input is to be treated as a delayed reply to an earlier question.”
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Opposite of moving or progressing at a quick rate or pace
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Opposite of moving or proceeding with significant speed
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Opposite of happening within an imperceptibly brief period of time
“According to the model, the Big Bang is followed by a period of slow expansion and gradual accumulation of dark energy.”
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Opposite of that operates, moves, or takes place at a greater than normal speed
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(of writing) Opposite of relatively brief in extent
“There is no way I can survive this long and boring lecture.”
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Opposite of completed or done with efficiency and speed
“I deserve an overdue apology and demand to know what transpired 5 years ago!”
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Opposite of denotes a proceeding from one point to another in the quickest manner and without interruption
“This will be an interrupted train ride with several stops along its route.”
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Opposite of short, quick or brief in duration
“Among children, asthma is a leading cause of hospitalization, chronic disease, and school absenteeism.”
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Opposite of occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
“Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.”
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Opposite of done or arranged in haste, usually in response to a critical situation
“Surprisingly, Mr. Marchant said it was not uncommon for jewelers to transport precious stones in this seemingly casual way.”
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Opposite of done with speed, often resulting in inferior quality
“Even when small things are done in a meticulous way, it looks like dignity.”
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Opposite of moving, or capable of moving, at high speed
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Opposite of lasting for a very short time
“She left such a lasting impression at her workplace that her colleagues were reduced to tears when they discovered she was leaving.”
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