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Adjective
Opposite of the best of its kind or class
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“He was in the best position to see what was on the wharf and shore, but was also in an inferior position to try to pass himself off as a Korean sailor.”
Adjective
Opposite of of key or significant importance
“His first major film was 1992's Scent of a Woman, in which he played a supporting role as a prep school student.”
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 representing the primary, or most important, aspect of something
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“Thus, she has to search through a large set of irrelevant information before getting access to the information that might be of interest to him.”
Adjective
Opposite of being of principal rank, status or importance
“If the supervisor finds a conflict of interest, the supervisor must relieve the subordinate employee of duty and responsibility.”
Adjective
(worst) Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“His punches were weak and slow, and I can claim with confidence that he was the worst boxer that I had ever seen.”
Adjective
(humble) 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.”
Adjective
Opposite of the most important in terms of rank or status
“She has years of experience as an assistant manager and is very eager to take the next step.”
Adjective
Opposite of deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
“This story is sordid and shameful, and everyone who was involved in producing it should be ashamed of themselves.”
Verb
Opposite of to prepare (someone) for a situation, typically by supplying them with relevant information
“It seems to me that you are taking the very course to unprepare me, if I understand such things.”
Verb
Opposite of to instruct or guide in a particular skill or field
Verb
Opposite of to provide information to
“She could no longer hide the terrible secret she had been keeping from everyone.”
Verb
Opposite of to warn in advance
Noun
Opposite of the most active, thriving, or successful stage or period
“At his worst, he was divorced, estranged from his children, and unemployed.”
Noun
Opposite of that which is selected or nominated as being the best of a class
“The Capital must be cleared of the dregs of society who beset you everywhere and attack you without provocation at all times.”
Noun
(now rare) Opposite of the earliest stage of something
“There are no milestones to go by, saying that the end is coming, because it is promised to come suddenly, without warning, and that no man can know when it approaches.”
Noun
Opposite of a period of success, popularity, or power
“Tom spoke of his spiral into drug addiction and his loss of passion for the sport at the low point of his professional golfing career.”
Noun
Opposite of the most active or successful period of a person's life or career
“The novel described the period of his decline, during which his dominance over the competition had waned.”
Noun
Opposite of a period of success, popularity, or power
“Only by experiencing the depth of despair, could the poet liberate himself from anxiety in order to embrace hope, faith, and openness to the world.”
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