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What is the opposite of extra?

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Adjective
Opposite of added to an existing or usual amount or number
“It's not often necessary to do more than the required amount of hours, but employers do look more favorably on those who do.”
Adjective
Opposite of something kept in reserve as a spare or backup
“We have been provided with allocated access cards for the secure room.”
Adjective
Opposite of providing necessary support to the primary activities or operation of an organization, system, etc
Adjective
Opposite of being in excess
Adjective
Opposite of denotes an addition to something to increase what already exists
“We need fewer complications in our lives!”
Adverb
(informal) Opposite of to a very large or great degree
“Just make sure you are adequately hydrated when running around in this heat.”
Adverb
Opposite of in addition
“For a few dollars less, I might consider purchasing it.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a great or extreme degree
Adverb
Opposite of to a greater degree or in greater amounts than is necessary, normal, or desirable
Adverb
Opposite of to a very large or great degree
“It was somewhat deflating to discover that block of margarine masquerading as butter.”
Noun
Opposite of an item in addition to what is usual or strictly necessary
“Airbags are a necessity for any modern vehicle.”
Noun
Opposite of an inessential, yet desirable item, typically one that provides added comfort
“The importance of food security can hardly be overestimated as the most basic necessity for human existence and development.”
Noun
Opposite of something kept in reserve to replace one that fails
“If you misplace the original, we will have to order a replacement.”
Noun
Opposite of a person engaged temporarily to fill out a crowd scene in a film or play
“He couldn't believe his luck when he landed the lead in the latest sci-fi flick.”
Noun
Opposite of a reward, service, or payment provided freely, without obligation
Noun
Opposite of a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part
Noun
Opposite of an extra part or extension that is or may be attached to something
“The body of the car was completely smashed and was considered a write-off.”
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money added to a person's wages as a reward for good performance
Noun
Opposite of a small amount of something that remains after the main part has gone or been taken or used
Noun
Opposite of an additional or extra tax
Noun
Opposite of a surplus amount
“The sneaky chap gave me a deficit in change, and I intend to do something about it.”
Noun
Opposite of an actor or player
Noun
Opposite of a later or subsequent thought, action, or expedient
Determiner
Opposite of a sufficient amount of
“Your experience in this field is insufficient for this role.”
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