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I was convicted a year later and sentenced to death—a charge later overturned by the Supreme Court when it called for a retrial.

That indictment was then overturned by a second grand jury that decided not to bring charges against the officer.

In late July, the judge overturned the decision, citing a 2009 document that was “overlooked” during the initial proceedings.

Frostee Rucker had a one-game suspension overturned by Goodell in 2007 despite two counts of spousal battery.

Many are still sorting through overturned barrels and rebuilding their production facilities.

Robert was out there under the shed, reclining in the shade against the sloping keel of the overturned boat.

When I was first acting as post-boy my chaise got overturned, but on the whole I have been pretty fortunate.

The birds immediately swarmed round this so vigorously, that they even overturned the lantern once or twice.

But that uncertainty which is proverbial in human affairs stepped within the circle of his life and overturned his plans.

Each of the boys was a good swimmer, and soon they were all clinging to the canoe, which had completely overturned.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overturned, such as: reversed, upturned, capsized, confused, disordered, and inverted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.