Last and Starting


Last adjective - Following all others of the same kind in order or time.
Usage example: last one in the pool is a rotten egg

Starting is an antonym for last in final topic.

Nearby Word: lasted


Starting adjective - Appropriate to the beginning or start of an event.

Last is an antonym for starting.

Nearby Words: start, started, starter, startup

Both words in one sentence

  • Compare 1-Up.note Which may involve starting from the last Check Point) and Last Chance Hit Point.note (which gives you a second chance before the KO instead of after it.
    Source: Auto-Revive
  • Easy-Mode Mockery You get the option of starting with all the bonuses from your last playthrough at the second hardest difficulty, but that's actually easier than starting over on the hardest. Whee.
  • Darker and Edgier: Ticking of the Clock, which takes place during the last days of Class 79 at Hope's Peak Academy and begins with someone turning up dead, is already starting to be this.
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