What is the opposite of course?

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Noun
Opposite of the way in which something progresses or develops
Noun
Opposite of the route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river
Noun
Opposite of a hollow bed for a natural or artificial waterway
Noun
Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
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Opposite of a sequence of items of the same type forming a line
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Opposite of an established or official way of doing something
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Opposite of a large number of similar things coming in quick succession
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Opposite of an extensive series or range of things in a particular sequence or order
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Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of a route designed to get to a particular destination
“Construction workers had blocked off our street, so we had to take a detour.”
Noun
Opposite of the object or goal of something
“Warnings on cigarette packets serve as a deterrent to would-be smokers.”
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Opposite of the general tendency or course of events or opinion
“His rhetoric is the antithesis of what our movement is about.”
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Opposite of a way or track laid down for walking or made by continual treading
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Opposite of the medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
Noun
Opposite of an advance or forward movement
“Ronin surmised that no one had escaped the fight unscathed, and he began wondering if he should've called a retreat in the first place.”
Noun
Opposite of a general meaning or character
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Opposite of intention or purpose
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Opposite of an interval or passage of time
Noun
Opposite of the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
Noun
Opposite of a journey or excursion, especially for pleasure
Verb
Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
Verb
(of game) Opposite of to pursue, typically in order to keep track of, or to apprehend, someone
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Opposite of to spurt or gush out in jets
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
“Reach over and turn the faucet clockwise to stop the flow of the water.”
Verb
Opposite of to chase or stalk with the intention of catching for killing
Verb
Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Glimmers of twilight began to seep through, as water might trickle through a basket's rushes.”
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Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to move or depart hastily
“Do you mind if we stay here a little longer?”
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