What is the opposite of recess?

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Noun
Opposite of a hollow space inside something
Noun
Opposite of a temporary break or suspension during an activity
Noun
Opposite of a short pause in work or during an activity or event
“The resumption of work will begin half an hour from now.”
Noun
Opposite of an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one involving travel
Noun
Opposite of an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling
Noun
Opposite of the area inside a room or other space near the place where two walls or other surfaces meet
“The interior decorator advised us to position the timber shelf to the side of the wall.”
Noun
Opposite of a pause or interval
“The manager told him that he needed more continuity in his work, and not to work at two speeds. Slow, and stop!”
Noun
Opposite of something interesting or enjoyable that provides a short respite from a tense or tedious situation
“Ann's husband was never willing to confront the moment when seriousness should hold sway.”
Noun
Opposite of a period of time when one has permission to be absent from work or duty
“Can I get back to you later? I am on duty at the moment.”
Noun
Opposite of a separate section or part of a structure or container
Noun
Opposite of a temporary interval of quiet or lack of activity
Noun
Opposite of the absolute lowest level of something, literally or figuratively
“The fine arts stood at the apex of human achievement, followed by the decorative arts, which combined art and utility.”
Noun
Opposite of the inner side or surface of something
“The exterior is coated with chocolate, and the result is a beautiful tree-trunk effect.”
Noun
Opposite of a small cave
Noun
Opposite of a space or gap that allows passage or access
Verb
Opposite of to (formally) bring an activity or process to an end temporarily
Verb
(of a meeting or a session of a court) Opposite of to adjourn
“The magistrate declared that court would resume tomorrow morning.”
Verb
Opposite of to bring or come to an end
“Pre-orders for the new release will open at the beginning of January.”
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