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Noun
Opposite of a person who has people working for him or her
“I am not your servant, so don't expect me to be at your beck and call.”
Noun
Opposite of a skilled practitioner of a particular art or activity
“He was a complete amateur when it came to playing basketball.”
Noun
Opposite of the captain of a merchant ship
“Unfortunately, the crew had no desire to embark the dangerous voyage.”
Noun
Opposite of an original recording, film, or document from which copies can be made
“They were reminded that it was good practice to make a backup copy of their professional documents.”
Noun
Opposite of a highly regarded teacher or leader
“He considered himself a disciple of a strange deity that indulged in the practice of dark arts.”
Noun
(British) Opposite of a schoolteacher
“He was a student at the local music academy.”
Noun
Opposite of one who is victorious in a contest
“The winner takes it all, while the loser is standing small.”
Noun
Opposite of a notable person within a specific field
“Struggling to make an impact, he remained a relative unknown in his industry.”
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 person who owns something
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 that owns or has possession of something
Noun
Opposite of a leader or person in authority
Verb
(unlearn) Opposite of to become completely proficient in a given field or skill
“To understand quantum physics, you may have to first unlearn everything you know about school chemistry.”
Verb
(fail) Opposite of to become completely proficient in a given field or skill
“Without any genuine interest or passion, you are likely to fail at anything you attempt.”
Verb
Opposite of to overcome or defeat
“Hank was really determined to not yield to pressure from the media to quit.”
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Opposite of to be victorious over
Verb
Opposite of to overcome or bring under control
Verb
Opposite of to be victorious over
“It was maddening to see skiers I knew to be playing fair, guys who trained their hearts out with little financial reward, lose to the cheaters.”
Verb
Opposite of to learn by heart, or commit to memory
“Normally, that ought to be a sure sign to someone like me that I really ought to forget about it.”
Verb
Opposite of to comprehend or come to understand
Verb
Opposite of to subjugate or bring a person or group under control
“Daenerys Targaryen led a military campaign to liberate the enslaved populace of Slaver's Bay.”
Verb
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
(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.”
Adjective
Opposite of denoting a person skilled in a particular trade and able to teach others
Novice skiers should probably avoid the steep slopes until they become more proficient.”
Adjective
Opposite of being very important, or key to something
“I really don't have time to deal with unimportant matters right now.”
Adjective
Opposite of first in a series or copies/versions
“If you had a backup copy, you would not have lost months of work.”
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“In a result that shocked everyone, the third-seeded player was knocked out by the lowest seed in the competition.”
Adjective
Opposite of being predominant across, or applying to, a broad spectrum
“His dissent gives a clear insight into his limited, narrow view of individual liberties.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or involving a great deal of knowledge or skill in a particular area
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“In inexpert hands, inappropriate investigation often takes precedence.”
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“The basic premise of the story is that noble birth doesn't guarantee a noble person and nobility can be present in the humble peasant.”
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