Synonyms for reverted

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When they were sitting at the door in the semidusk, he reverted to the idea.

To gain a diversion, he reverted to his familiar bullying tactics.

She reverted to the subject a little later, while she washed the dishes and Alice wiped them.

When he returned Diane reverted to something he had said before.

She reverted to it presently as she was going indoors alone with her cousin.

"To happiness," he cried, and reverted to his earlier prayer.

Reardon had reverted to oldest associations and forgotten his verb.

Soon after that Hetta Houghton reverted to the all important subject.

It reverted also to those who might, in any way, have suffered at his hands.

Then his mind had reverted to the conversation overheard in the music-hall.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to come to oneself again," from Old French revertir "return, change back," from Vulgar Latin *revertire, variant of Latin revertere "turn back, turn about; come back, return," from re- "back" (see re-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Of position or property from mid-15c.; application to customs and ideas is from 1610s.

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