What is the opposite of paragon?

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Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
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Opposite of a person or thing regarded as precious or special
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Opposite of an unrivaled or matchless person or thing
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Opposite of a person who is celebrated for their skill, actions or celebrity
“He became a villain following his missed shot to seal the game and the opportunity to play off in the finals.”
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Opposite of something or someone that serves as a pattern of behavior to be imitated
“As a franchise consultant, he was a great advocate of the proven systems and processes established by McDonald's.”
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Opposite of a role model or someone who has the characteristics of a mentor
“His status as a protege of the great artist had many benefits, but was ultimately a burden.”
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Opposite of a tangible or visible form of an idea, quality, or feeling
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Opposite of the best or most ideal of its kind
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Opposite of an ideal example of someone or something
“Since stagnation is the antithesis of growth, it is also the antithesis of life.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type
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Opposite of gemstone
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Opposite of a wonderful or astonishing person or thing
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Opposite of an arrangement or design serving as a model for comparable objects
“The KF5 is an excellent tank, but some felt that the airflow was a massive deviation from past models.”
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Opposite of a work of art of recognized and established value
“The piece was remembered as a failure and a catalyst for change in artistic flair and style.”
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Opposite of something that exhibits exceptional quality, something worth being shown
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Opposite of individuals or objects carefully selected as being the best of a class
“The prison island is filled with the dregs of society.”
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