What is the opposite of original?

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Adjective
Opposite of preceding all others of a series or kind
“It will be the final iteration of the model, and it will the most complete set features in comparison to its predecessors.”
Adjective
Opposite of fresh and unusual
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“His responses were clichéd and unimaginative, to say the least”
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Opposite of of the same origin as claimed
“This is not the first time he has presented us with plagiarized work.”
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(of a piece of artistic work) Opposite of freshly completed and subject to refinement or editing
“Reynolds commented that the final cut did not include much of the ad-libbed dialog between himself and his fellow actors.”
Adjective
Opposite of belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
“In the recent versions of the popular game, the graphics have become increasingly realistic with more complex game mechanics.”
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Opposite of real and exactly what it appears to be
“We were surprised at the amount of fake merchandise available for sale.”
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Opposite of completed before need or a milestone event
“Because everyone was busy, we had to hold a belated birthday party for our brother.”
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Opposite of unusual or original in characteristics
“He dressed in ordinary clothes so as not to draw too much attention to himself.”
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Opposite of having the skill and imagination to create new things
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Opposite of having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Opposite of relating to or occurring near the beginning of a process, series, or time period
“Telepathic communication could well be a future invention.”
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Opposite of funny and clever
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Opposite of having or showing creativity or inventiveness
Adjective
Opposite of bearing exclusiveness
“Once payment has been accepted, you will then get unrestricted access to all the facilities at this gym.”
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Opposite of earliest in time or order
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Opposite of essential, as an element, principle, or law
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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 a characteristic particular to something
“The rituals engaged by these villagers are prevalent throughout the region.”
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of willing to consider new ideas; enterprising
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Opposite of relating to, denoting, or preserving the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something
Adjective
Opposite of being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing
“If I continue with this newly acquired skill of holding my breath, I may still survive.”
Adjective
Opposite of not improved
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Opposite of preceding all others in time
Adjective
Opposite of of the indigenous inhabitants of a place
“The area is a fantastic place to do research because of its immigrant history and rapid settlement in the 19th century.”
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Opposite of not modified
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Opposite of completely new, clean, and pure
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Opposite of very typical of a certain kind of person or thing
Adjective
Opposite of being such from birth or by nature
Adjective
Opposite of fresh
Noun
Opposite of the earliest form of something, from which copies may be made
“The story is an exact replica of the first film, with new actors in what are essentially the same roles.”
Noun
(true original) Opposite of an eccentric or unusual person
“She was just your usual, stopping in for a regular cup of coffee, and maybe a breakfast to boot.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that serves as an example of a type
Noun
Opposite of an original model
Noun
Opposite of an unusual or amusing person
Noun
Opposite of a strange or peculiar person or thing
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Opposite of person who is foreign to something
Noun
Opposite of a crazy or eccentric person
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Opposite of a person of odd or whimsical habits
Noun
Opposite of a thing used as an example to follow or imitate
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
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