inversion

[ in-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF inversion

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This is so to speak an inversion of sadism as regards cause and effect.

We often meet with pederasty without a trace of inversion of the sexual appetite.

The inversion on these particular plates was, probably, purely accidental.

Moreover, there is often need of some device to remove the ambiguities that are caused by inversion.

After phrases and clauses which are placed at the beginning of a sentence by inversion.

Of course this rule of inversion is too simple to hold good in all cases.

It was an inversion of aristocracy; in the ideal of it, at least, the last were to be first.

She possessed the power of beauty; and, if we may make use of the inversion, the beauty of power.

The harm of it is, first of all, this, that it is an inversion of the true order.

Remarkable cases of inversion as to transparency also occur.

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