about-face

[ noun uh-bout-feys, uh-bout-feys; verb uh-bout-feys ]SEE DEFINITION OF about-face
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For answer, Phil caught her by the arm and turned her about-face.

She had a strong desire to about-face and return to Harlowe House.

He had sternly informed her that she must about-face and do better.

We did an about-face at 12th Street and double-timed back to the folks.

A strong desire possesses us to about-face and back to the woods again.

This was the first time in the history of the battery that it was necessary to shoulder packs to execute an about-face.

Just as they were starting into the hotel, a shout from Carl brought them all to a halt and an about-face.

Then why Aunt Matilda's about-face, hiding the pictures and telling me to go back to Chicago?

With that young Prescott executed an about-face and went charging back to where he had left his chums.

The men instinctively came each to an about-face, and the file closers broke through to the now rear.

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