What is the opposite of boss?

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Noun
Opposite of a person who is in charge of a worker or organization
“He wrote a memo to his subordinate ordering a full and immediate investigation.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who has the support of his peers to lead or direct
“Jack's follower had become non-compliant in the days leading up to his traitorous act.”
Noun
Opposite of a wealthy and powerful businessperson
Noun
Opposite of the person commanding most authority within a group or an organization
“An alumna and former employee of the university, she earned her doctorate at Nova Southeastern University.”
Noun
Opposite of a leader or person in authority
Noun
Opposite of a rounded lump or ball, especially at the end or on the surface of something
Verb
Opposite of to give (someone) orders in a domineering manner
“I serve my master, but I am not compelled to spend the night parleying with his lacqueys.”
Verb
Opposite of to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
“I think it is time I surrender my hold on this domain and acknowledge defeat.”
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Opposite of to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
Verb
Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
“I am not going to stand by silently while you mismanage these sacred funds the way you have chosen to do in recent months.”
Verb
(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to manage or preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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Opposite of to have power and influence over
“After three straight weeks with poor performances, the young gun continues to struggle at the elite level of the sport.”
Verb
Opposite of to manage and be responsible for the running of (a business, organization, etc.)
Verb
Opposite of to take, or be in, charge of
Adjective
(slang, US, Canada, Liverpudlian) Opposite of the best of its kind or class
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“It's unforgivably bad journalism, laughably poor sub-editing, and atrocious proof-reading.”
Adjective
Opposite of pleasant and satisfactory
“The layout of the apartment was bad, and the kitchen was too small.”
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