What is the opposite of final?

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Adjective
Opposite of coming at the end of a series
“The first bottle of soju was shared between us when the serotinal sun still hung lazily on to the evening sky.”
Adjective
Opposite of allowing no further doubt or dispute
“It is also at least arguable that scientific truths are by their very nature provisional.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to resolve or settle something
Adjective
Opposite of having no uncertainty or ambiguity
Adjective
Opposite of finished or having been brought to an end
“The work was incomplete at the time of his death but it is still a work of the greatest significance in the theory of probability.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to put an end to all debate
“Cliff was frustrated by the slow and inconclusive police investigation.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“Cassidy was interrogated for an hour before making a partial confession to felony murder.”
Adjective
Opposite of furthest from the center or a given point
“A single, solitary tear fell from her eye, then landed on the centermost part of the rose.”
Adjective
Opposite of established and not likely to experience any changes
“Under flexible rates, central banks need not use interest rates to preserve an exchange-rate peg.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing death or fatality
Adjective
Opposite of of the greatest possible degree or amount
Adjective
Opposite of occurring or existing at the end of a process or period of time
Adjective
Opposite of incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled
Adjective
Opposite of only remaining
“Hugh is one of many celebrities set to appear on the Wyvern Theatre's stage this spring.”
Adjective
Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
Adjective
(of profit or earnings) Opposite of remaining after the deduction of tax or other contributions
Adjective
Opposite of central, most important
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be retracted or reversed
Adjective
Opposite of brought to an end
“After many years, his masterpiece was still incomplete. And yet, nobody dared to rush his genius.”
Adjective
Opposite of furthest back
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question or debate
Noun
Opposite of the last and deciding game in a sports tournament or other competition
“When was the last time a coach had to warn his players of the danger of complacency in a World Cup qualifier?”
Noun
Opposite of an organized competition or activity usually performed for the enjoyment of a mass of people
“Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic engaged in some funny banter during an exhibition that was organized on the eve of The Australian Open.”
Noun
Opposite of a contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
“The mystery room is a complicated puzzle that requires collaborative work to solve.”
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