What is the opposite of culmination?

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Opposite of the highest or climactic point of something
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Opposite of the reaching of a goal through effort
“As a perfectionist, he felt that his less-than-perfect exam score was an unfulfillment of his diligence and application.”
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Opposite of the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project
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Opposite of an end or final part or stage of something
“The beginning of the joke has to start strong, and then end with a clever punchline.”
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Opposite of the result or consequence of an action or cause
“The source of the company's streamlined system of operations were the changes put in place a few months earlier.”
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Opposite of a period of success, popularity, or power
“Only by experiencing the depth of despair, could the poet liberate himself from anxiety in order to embrace hope, faith, and openness to the world.”
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Opposite of an instance of winning or having success
“This latest defeat will mean that she is no longer a contender for the world title.”
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Opposite of a final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story
“Excavation work at the beginning of the project led to disused cellars, old gas pipes, and old tramlines being unearthed.”
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Opposite of a crucial or decisive point or situation
“God would bring mine and Ron's life to a place of certainty, a place free of drugs and insanity.”
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Opposite of an outstanding part of an event or period of time
“The lowlight came in the form of the lasagna, which was burnt and blackened on the bottom.”
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Opposite of the final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor
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Opposite of the highest or most extreme degree of something
“They were half a year into the investigation and they had barely scratched the base of it.”
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