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noun as in reversal

Weak match

noun as in return to a former state

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You’ll note that it is a complete reversion of the week’s previously most important news item!

Such a reversion would be unpopular and is unlikely to be embraced by legislators with significant vaccine-hostile constituencies.

In California, a reversion to stricter containment will likely shift Newsom’s position in the recall fight.

AB 883 amends the Mental Health Services Act by requiring that funds subject to reversion be reallocated to the county from which the funds reverted.

He worked extremely hard to become a neutral-ish force on that end, but the reversion he’s seen in recent years is real, and at least somewhat noticeable.

Wars have been fought with less intensity than the reversion battles on Wikipedia.

Perhaps that name should not be felt so ruefully today, despite the reversion to authoritarian control in Egypt.

Next, perhaps an even more outrageous color will emerge, or maybe there will be a reversion back to something more natural.

The evidence may be difficult to pin down, but it hovers in the atmosphere, making this reversion felt in myriad ways.

The abnormality of club-foot may be pointed to as a reversion to the shape of the foot in the anthropoid apes.

Leeds had, more than twenty years before, obtained from Charles the Second a patent granting the reversion to Caermarthen.

That sad, though glorious reversion of our riper and darker years?

A suit in Chancery was proceeding, to enable him to sell, to his father, the reversion of a portion of his estates.

The threat of tariff war had called forth in the United States loud protests against any such reversion to economic barbarism.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reversion, such as: inversion, return, rotation, and reversing.

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