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  • as inreverse
  • as inrevert
  • as inshift
  • as inturn
  • as inbackpedal
  • as inbacktrack

synonyms for about-faced

  • overturn
  • shift
  • about-face
  • back
  • backpedal
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • evert
  • exchange
  • flip-flop
  • interchange
  • inverse
  • invert
  • rearrange
  • retreat
  • revert
  • switch
  • transfer
  • transpose
  • upend
  • upset
  • back up
  • double back
  • evaginate
  • go back
  • go backwards
  • move backwards
  • transplace
  • turn around
  • turn back
  • turn over
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antonyms for about-faced

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  • advance
  • hold
  • keep
  • do
  • enforce
  • go ahead
  • meet
  • reserve
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How to use about-faced in a sentence

I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"I'll take charge of this, Captain Dobson," he brusquely informed the red-faced numskull.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The latter is a square-faced practical man, who is looked up to as a species of oracle by all his friends.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His mind had gone back to the time when he and Guilford had so nearly faced death in among the Boston mountains.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Before he faced Lettice, he must forget a moment—forget his fears, his hopes, his ceaseless torment of belief and doubt.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
They are faced by a horrid redoubt held by machine guns, and they are to rush it with the bayonet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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