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noun as in opposite

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The old Kaiser Franz Joseph, faithful and hardworking, was the obverse of the feckless and impetuous German kaiser.

As for the obverse, my liberal allies, this explains why information that seems so obvious to us never gets through.

The obverse statement is nearly always followed by a repetition of what the thing is.

A fourth method of building up a paragraph from a topic-sentence consists in telling what it is not; that is, giving the obverse.

On the reverse I made out a coat of arms, almost obliterated; but the obverse was clearer.

O good French language, cunning and good, that lets me read the sentence in obverse or converse as I will!

The obverse side of the law of increasing returns is also of great importance.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obverse, such as: complement, counterpart, face, and front.

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