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Synonyms for volte-face

noun about-face
  • U-turn
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • repeal
  • switch
  • turnabout
  • turnaround
  • retraction
  • volte-face
  • backpedaling
  • change in direction
  • doubleback
  • rescinding

Antonyms for volte-face

  • approval
  • enactment
  • validation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to volte-face

U-turn

noun. about-face
  • U-ey
  • backtracking
  • change of heart
  • change of mind
  • change of plan
  • eating one's words
  • one-eighty
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • sea change
  • turnaround
  • volte-face

about-face

noun. complete change

change of heart

noun. altered attitude

deflect

verb. bounce off; turn aside

deflected

verb. bounce off; turn aside

deflecting

verb. bounce off; turn aside
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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