What is the opposite of stem?

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Noun
Opposite of the stalk supporting a fruit, flower, or leaf, and attaching it to a larger branch, twig, or stalk
Noun
Opposite of a part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
Noun
Opposite of the front end of a ship
Noun
Opposite of the main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots
Noun
Opposite of a side shoot or branch on a plant
Noun
Opposite of a long, narrow part or section forming the handle of an object
Noun
Opposite of element
Verb
Opposite of to stop or restrict (the flow of something)
Verb
Opposite of come from
Verb
Opposite of to close or block an opening
“He tried to clear his blocked pipes with a plunger.”
Verb
Opposite of have a specified beginning
Verb
Opposite of to originate from
“By Gemrin's bane, I command you to return from whence you came!”
Verb
Opposite of to slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
“Time is of the essence, and a board meeting was held yesterday in an attempt to expedite the process.”
Verb
Opposite of to occur or follow as the consequence of something
“The leader's haughtiness and aloofness would cause a state of derangement in large swathes of the populace due to their extreme hatred for him.”
Verb
Opposite of to have its source
“Glaciers abutting the river disgorge house-size icebergs into the water, and then the current lofts them away.”
Verb
Opposite of to occur or follow after, or as the consequence of, something
Verb
Opposite of to try to prevent by action or argument
“Sachs's impression from this exchange was that Rania was respectful of others' customs and beliefs but also insistent that they accept the protocols of their new home.”
Verb
(flow from) Opposite of to proceed or be produced continuously
“It was expected that workplace complaints would diminish once the staff was provided with precise and sufficient information.”
Verb
Opposite of to originate from, especially by way of ancestry
“Solomon gives advice to his son, who would one day follow his father and become King.”
Verb
Opposite of to proceed, come or flow out from
“With her windows shut, the smell of spices would be contained within my neighbor's kitchen as she prepared her dinner.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to come to an end
“We've idled for long enough and it is time to start work again.”
Verb
Opposite of to put an end to
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