Consummate and Start


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Consummate verb – To bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done.
Start is an antonym for consummate in topics: complete, achieve.
Nearby Words: consummation, consummately, consummated, consummating
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Start verb – To move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise).
Consummate is an antonym for start.
Nearby Words: started, startled, starting, starter, startup
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Common collocations

romance consummate romance start romance
relationship consummate relationship start relationship

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Binary Domain Consummate Professional: Charlie, Rachel and Faye start out as this, while Dan and Big Bo, in contrast, are more laid back and contemptuous of authority.
  • Tabletop Game / Deathwatch Raptors are consummate Combat Pragmatists who do not seek personal glory in combat and accept that they will eventually die in battle, but they start to see this in increasingly fatalistic ways.
  • Wrestling / Ric Flair Consummate Liar: One of the most infamous running story gags in all of wrestling is how Flair's natural charisma would start to win over Sting's trust before Flair would, of course, screw Sting over in some dastardly way.
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